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Lagos police warn criminals, begin visibility patrol

According to the police spokesman, the patrol is to be sustained beyond the ember months.

• October 6, 2021
Lagos Police Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu (Photo Credit: Adesina Mutiu)
Lagos Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu (Photo Credit: Adesina Mutiu)

The police in Lagos State have embarked on visibility patrols across the state to reassure the public of its dedication to fighting crime.

A statement signed by the police spokesman in Lagos, Adekunle Ajisebutu, stated that the patrol had gone to Apongbon, Eko Bridge, and CMS areas.

Mr Ajisebutu said that the exercise which began on October 4, was part of the security measures designed by the command to reassure the public of its determination to protect the lives and property as well as maintain law and order in the state.

“The routine exercise carried out on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, will be sustained beyond the ember months.

“Members of the public are hereby enjoined to cooperate with the police officers involved in the exercise.

“The patrol is a proactive measure to protect law-abiding residents of the state and send warning signals to kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists, miscreants and other criminal elements still prowling in the state,” he said. 

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