No Police Station Was Burn in Lagos - Police
Hours after a video trend online showing how a police station in Lagos state is being burnt by hoodlum, the Police Public Relation Officer for Lagos State command; Olumuyiwa Adejobi has now debunked the news and video and reiterated that the police in the state will continue to do anything in their capacity to ensure adequate security in the state.
He made this known in a press release he made available yesterday night and was able to be obtained by Naijacrawl.
The statement reads:
The Lagos State Police Command has tactically repelled some hoodlums who attempted to set ablaze the Oke Odo Division of the command today 24th May 2021 and twelve (12) of them were arrested. The command wishes to state clearly that no life was lost and the Police Station was never burnt.
Similarly, the command has restored normalcy to Elemoro where another set of hoodlums attempted to set ablaze the newly built police station which accommodates the Area J Command, Ajah and Elemoro Division of the command, in connection with a case of fatal accident recorded in the area, on Monday 24th May, 2021.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, has deployed adequate personnel to the areas He has also ordered that the incidences at Oke Odo, Ile Epo and Elemoro be thoroughly investigated. The details of the incidences will be revealed as soon as possible.
The Commissioner of Police therefore appealed to the general public to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses as all hands are on deck to suppress any act of lawlessness and criminality in the state.
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