Commercial drivers on Wednesday embarked on a protest against alleged extortion by officials of the Lagos State Task Force.

According to The PUNCH, many commuters have been left stranded along Agege-Ogba-Berger axis of Lagos as a result of the protest.

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As of 12.14pm, gridlock had started to build up along the route with many passengers trekking long distances.

Some of the drivers were seen holding weapons in a bid to resist further arrests.

They also attacked their colleagues who attempted to convey passengers and dislodge others, as the protesters obstructed the road at the popular Omole junction.

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