Commercial motorcyclists well known as Okada riders have set some houses ablaze in Abuja on Sunday.
It was gathered that a motorist knocked down two Okada riders and ran away for safety.
Team of Okada riders numbering about 100 chased the fleeing motorist to Same Global Estate in Abuja and set two buildings ablaze in the estate when they could not find the vehicle driver.
The incident, occured in the Lokogoma area of Abuja.
“They pulled down our gate and started stoning people’s houses. We couldn’t stop them until the police and the army intervened.
“We later learnt that they attacked our estate because two of their colleagues were knocked to death by a motorist who ran to our estate for safety as he was been chased with big stones and other dangerous weapons.
“The motorist who is not even a resident of our estate ran into the estate because he noticed a police post in front of the estate”, a resident of the Estate said as reported by the PUNCH newspaper.