The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit has impounded a total of 98 motorcycles in a raid of Rainbow Bus Stop by NNPC, Mile 2 area of the state, during which a total of 98 motorcycles, including tricycles were impounded.
Speaking through a statement made available to Lagos Metro, by the Task Force Public Affairs Officer, Mr Taofiq Adebayo, the Chairman of the agency, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed that the operations were carried out, based on persistent petitions from members of the public around Festac and Mile 2, about criminal activities perpetrated by operators of both motorcycles and tricycles.
The Task Force boss disclosed that residents living around these areas complained that criminals were using both motorcycles and tricycles to dislodge them of their valuable properties during day-time and at night.
He said the affected residents asserted in their petition to the agency that they could no longer sleep with their eyes closed.
According to the statement, a resident, Alhaji Wasiu Olaniran, said it had become worrisome seeing these people on daily basis, using motorcycles and tricycles to perpetrate criminal activities around the area, pointing out that valuables such as wallets, neck-chains and telephones were always objects of
While vowing to cripple the activities of criminals, hoodlums, cultists and land grabbers, making lives unbearable for people in his zonal command, AIG Abdulmajid Ali also assured the good people of Lagos and Ogun states of adequate security and unalloyed maintenance of law and order.