In its quest to fortify security across the state and for hitch free Eid El Kabir celebration, Lagos State Police Command says it has restrategized and deployed adequate human and material resources especially to manage the possible gridlock in and out of Lagos State due to the increased movement of people for the celebration coupled with the ongoing massive road rehabilitation in the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu stated this during a security meeting with the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, Heads of Departments and Special Squads at POWA Hall, Oduduwa, Ikeja.
He explained that the Command has also taken into consideration the likelihood of hoodlums who might want to leverage on the gridlock in the state to attack motorists while in traffic.
To this end, the CP has ordered that a large number of surveillance motorcycles, Anti Traffic Robbery teams and intelligence apparatuses should be deployed to strategic places, especially areas that are vulnerable to attacks to monitor the traffic and keep hoodlums at bay.
In a statement by the Command Public Relations officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, CP Odumosu has directed officers and men of the command to be alive to their duties and ensure provision of adequate security of lives and property of the people of Lagos State especially Muslim faithful and funseekers during the festive period and beyond.
Affirming the command’s resolve to wage war against crimes and criminality in the state, CP Hakeem Odumosu directed the tactics Commanders and Special Squads to embark on continuous and massive raid of identified blacksports in their respective areas of responsibility and such raid must be purposeful and credible so as to be in tune with the Standard Operating Prosecure of the Nigeria Police Force and the international practices.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, while admonishing muslim faithfuls, funseekers and the good people of Lagos State to celebrate Eid-El Kabir with decorum and moderation, assured the general public of improved security system in the State.
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