A video circulating on social media claims that thugs have set ablaze the Ladipo auto spare part market in Lagos state.
A Twitter user Mmiri Enwe llo, posted the video on his handle on Monday, calling on Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos police command spokesperson, to send operatives of the command to tackle the menace before it escalates.
“Ladipo market on fire 🔥 as thugs and miscreants attack Igbo business in Lagos. @BenHundeyin you better send your men to crush this menace before it escalates into full-blown civil disobedience,” the post reads.
Ladipo Spare Part Market On Fire
27th February 2023. pic.twitter.com/E6rqPmTheF
— Daily Level News (@dailylevelnews) February 27, 2023
Several other Twitter handles also shared the video.
In one of the video clips, a voice in the background is heard saying the incident happened on February 26th 2022.
Also, a keyword search on Google revealed that credible news platforms reported the first incidence with occurred a year ago.
The video clip in circulation is misleading it was taken in 2020. There is presently no record of fire incidence in the Ladipo market.
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