More powerful graphics have reinforced the earlier story on burning of votes in Lagos. Two much clearer video adds up to everything reported before. The third one is too bloody to be uploaded. Those who killed the person they were referring as an OPC boy who led ‘them’ to scatter the votes identified him so.
The story coming out is that some locals asserting their primacy on the territory to a point the two policemen said to be on hand could not even contemplate doing anything as can be seen from the mad rush from the place.
Added to this version too is the cover picture of some other destruction wrought by thugs suspected to be APC cadres, all at Ago Palace Way in the ‘Centre of Excellence’, otherwise Eko have been .
The original story below is, however, left intact for record purposes even as the initial doubts about veracity is gone. It goes like this: There is signal of votes burnt somewhere in Lagos if this video is not a fake item. Voices of people screaming and running are obvious from the video. The source of the video can be trusted but the video did not capture the sort of crowd that should be running in the aftermath of such an event anywhere in Lagos.
Although a company name is visible, the paraphernalia of a polling booth is not so obvious. This is not beyond Lagos though, being Eko, with its aspirational claim of ‘Centre of Excellence’. the It is published subject to editing but it might contain those involved in managing the election to crosscheck and normalise the situation