The Lagos State Task Force at the weekend demolished 2,500 illegal structures in the state. Also, the agency recovered arms, ammunition and illicit drugs in some of the illegal shanties.
Chairman, Lagos State Task Force, SP.Olayinka Egbeyemi, said three persons have been arrested in connection with the arms, ammunition and illicit drugs. He said sequel to the mandate of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, on the removal of illegal structures across the state, especially the ones under high tension cables and with the directives of the acting Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, that the task force should rid the state of all criminal hideouts, the agency over the weekend embarked on demolition of criminal hideouts and illegal structures/containers in Ijaiye, Ojokoro and Bode Thomas area of Surulere. Read more