The Lagos State Government has assured innocent members of the public of safety of lives and properties around Mafoluku, Shogunle, Sadiku, Ladipo and the entire Oshodi area of the State.
SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force disclosed that activities of ‘NURTW’ & ‘RTEAN’ across the entire Oshodi area is presently under the checks and control of Lagos State Task Force and other security agencies who were strategically positioned for the maintainance of peace and orderliness.
The Chairman disclosed furher that different warring factional leaders of the Natinal Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) trying to forment trouble around Mafoluku, Shogunle, Sadiku, Ladipo and Oshodi with thier supporters have been arrested and were presently with the Lagos State Commissioner of Police Mr. Fatai Owoseni for interrogations.
SP Egbeyemi enjoined members of the public to ignore misinformation about ‘Bomb Explosion’ and ‘Security Alert’ around Shogunle and Oshodi trending on various social media thereby creating unnecessary fear amongst traders and residents of the area.
He warned miscreants and hoodlums to desists from causing choas around Oshodi and the entire parts of the State as anyone arrested would be immediately charge to court for prosecution.
The Chairman who commended Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for providing security agencies across the State with modernised equipment however called on members of the public to immediately report any unlawful activities of notorious miscreants and hoodlums to appropriate security agencies through ‘112’ and ‘767’ which is a Toll-free.
Head, Public Affairs Unit
Lagos State Task Force