Community Leader Commend Police For dislodging Hoodlums in Okegun Odofin
Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji Samson
Posted By Town Crier News Nigeria
Published By Fitness Network Communications
The residents and indigenous people of Okegun Odofin community in the Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State have commended the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Idowu Owohunwa, for restoring peace and orderliness after bandits invaded their community.
The sting operation was in response to petition written by the community traditional ruler, Chief Shamsideen Ogunloya to the Commissioner bordering on the heinous crimes.
On August 3, 2023, it was reported that some suspected bandits numberings more than 100, invaded the community at about 2:00 pm, all holding dangerous and offensive weapons dislodged all the people living in the community, and consequently take over the community.
A statement by the community traditional ruler, Chief Shamsideen Ogunloya confirmed the sting operation, recovery of arms and on-going investigation.
Chief Shamsideen Ogunloya applauded the deployment of the Police team to salvage the community and return it to normalcy.
He urged the Police to remain in the community so as to sustain the peace.
He said the prompt response of the Police Commissioner demonstrates his readiness to curtail crime and criminality, and protect the people.
Chief Ogunloya urged those that had been forced to leave the community to return home and carried out their legitimate duties as peace had been restored by the police.