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POLICE PRESS RELEASE, LAGOS STATE COMMAND, DATED 23RD OCTOBER, 2020
ENDSARS PROTEST: LAGOS CP VISITS SCENES OF DESTRUCTION, FAGBA.
*Institutes Investigation into cases*
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, today visited some troubled areas/scenes where the hoodlums, who triggered crises under the guise of endsars protest, set ablaze public and private facilities in the state.
The areas visited by the Commissioner of Police included the palace of Oba of Lagos, the Federal High Court and the Appeal Court at Igbosere, the head office of the Nigerian Ports Authority, the Lagos State Forensic Laboratory and Pen Cinema Police Station.
The Police Chief, who was accompanied by the Area Commander, Area G, ACP Ibrahim Zungura, Commander PMF 2, Lagos, ACP Waheed Ayilara, CSP Mohammed Odunlami and some other officers, also visited Fagba Area of Lagos where some Hausa and Yoruba youths engaged in attacks resulting to destruction of property as a result of a minor conflict which has been settled amicably to forestall any further attacks in the area.
The Commissioner of Police immediately ordered investigation into most of the cases across the state including the incidences at the palace of Oba of Lagos and Fagba respectively. He seized the opportunity to address and encourage the warring groups to sheath their swords, maintain peace and tolerate one another as the police and other relevant agencies will critically look into the incident with a view to proffering lasting solution.
CP Hakeem Odumosu also assured Lagosians that the command will leave no stone unturned to restore sanity, peace and public safety to Lagos State.
SP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI(mnipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
LAGOS STATE COMMAND