The Police Command has deployed security personnel to disperse and suppress the hoodlums fomenting troubles at Obanlende area of Lagos State.
However, Normalcy has been restored to the area.
Based on preliminary findings, the crisis, that occurred yesterday, Thursday 11th February 2021, was between transport unions in the area and no life was lost.
Six (6) suspected hoodlums have been arrested and handed over to state CID, Panti, Yaba for discreet Investigation.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has warned that the command will not condone any act of lawlessness and criminality in the state.
He, however, directed the area commander Area A, Lion Building, ACP Bode Ojajuni, to intensify efforts on flushing the hoodlums out of the area and on the Lagos Island in general, with the available recourses deployed to the area command.
The leaders of transport unions in the area, however, have been invited for interrogation and further actions.
CSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
LAGOS STATE COMMAND
DATED 11TH FEBRUARY, 2021.