A man was allegedly killed while struggling with others for the money donated by the politician, Lagos police said on Thursday.
In connection with the incident, which occurred in Ajegunle area of the metropolis, the police arrested several people.
According to the spokeswoman for the state command, Ms Ngozi Braide, the suspects will be charged to courts after the investigation is completed.
A source disclosed to NAN that the fight had started when a politician, whose name was not provided, donated large sums of money to the youths. Some people were trying to prevent area boys from bolting with the money, which led to the chaos.
“There was a heated argument over the sharing of the money; a fight ensued and in the process, a man was killed at the scene,” said the source.