A tanker driver, identified as Hassan, was hit by a stray bullet shot by one of the policemen who went to raid thehideouts of suspected drug dealers and addicts around the Mile 2 bridge.

Due to this incident, truckers and tanker drivers may down tools and stage a protest at the Mile 2 end of Oshodi-Apapa Expressway today (Friday).

“Heavily armed police officers on raids of drug dealers and addicts under the Mile 2 bridge reportedly shot one of them but a stray bullet hit the driver tanker who died instantly,” a source told newsmen.

The protest is expected to compound the already chaotic traffic situation in the area caused by bad roads,indiscriminate parking by truckers and tanker drivers and lack of adequateparking spaces for the trucks heading to and from the port.

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