BCOS TV Election Crew Attacked In Lagos, Camera Destroyed
Members of the news crew of BCOS covering Lagos State for the 2023 general elections were attacked by some political thugs at Onigbongbo, Ikeja local government area of Lagos State.
The crew which consists the reporter, a cameraman and the driver, was on election monitoring duties.
Oyo News reports that thugs led by a woman who claimed to be an observer, queried the presence of the crew around the polling units after which they made efforts to forcefully collect the camera.
The attacker also reportedly beat up members of the United Nations Observer team for what they described as their intimidating presence at the polling units area.
As at the time of filing the report, members of the BCOS news crew had been assisted to a safe location.