The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Tuesday warned kidnappers and different criminals to depart the state or face the ability of the drive.
Edgal gave the warning on the official commissioning of a police division at Ikosi – Ejirin village in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
He mentioned that the police was bringing the station to tighten the safety round Ikosi- Ketu and its environs and to additionally deal with the safety drawback headlong.
“We have been in a position to improve the police publish to a full police station due to the group police partnership with the residents of Ikosi Ketu.
“I do know that the residents wouldn’t accomplice with the police if we aren’t upright in our doings. Crime is lowering within the state due to group/police partnership.
“Because the police station has been upgraded, we’re going to deliver logistics and extra policemen will probably be deployed for efficient policing of the entire space,” he mentioned.
Edgal urged residents to proceed to accomplice the police, since policemen can’t know the terrain greater than the true homeowners of the group.
A conventional ruler within the space, Oba Asunmo Aderibigbe of Ayandolu, lauded the police for retaining to its promise of upgrading the police publish to a police division.
A member of Lagos State Home of Meeting, representing Epe Constituency II, Mr Segun Olulade, mentioned with the upgrading of the police publish, crime fee within the axis would scale back drastically.
“We now have been clamouring for this chance for a very long time. It’s also a fulfilment to us, and it will present safety for the folks of our space.
“With the supply of ammunition and different logistics, coupled with our cooperation, the police ought to be capable to deal with safety challenges confronting the realm,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, it was gathered additionally that two travellers have been allegedly kidnapped by some suspected kidnappers who got here out of the creeks on Monday round 10.am. within the space.
“The travellers have been coming from Epe and going to Lagos to purchase items when the abductors, who had laid ambush, got here out from underneath the bridge the place they have been hiding and whisked the passengers away.
“We now have been battling with kidnapping in our group, however I imagine with the police station in our group, the actions of kidnappers would abate,” a resident merely recognized as Rukayat advised newsmen. (NAN)
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