The Lagos State Police Command has intensified efforts to sanitize and restore normalcy to the Agarawu, Ita Faaji, Igbosere and other areas on the Lagos Island which have been under the siege of miscreants and gangsters.
The Command dispatched a team comprised of RRS, Taskforce, Police Mobile Force, Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps and other local security outfits, under the Command of ACP. Bode Ojajuni, the Area Commander Area A, Lion Building to go after the gangsters and bad boys in the areas which eventually led to the arrest of fifty-eight (58) suspects on Monday, February 8, 2021 around 8:00pm.
The miscreants and gangsters in the areas have severally attacked and damaged people’s properties while some allegedly lost their lives to their various criminal activities. The Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has deemed it necessary and imperative to raise a formidable team to carry out sting operations on the island to restore normalcy to the affected areas.
The suspects arrested included: Sikiru Kareem, Kamal Olatoyinbo, Sulaimon Alaga, Musa Alidu, Amadu Chidi, Abass Saliu, Gafar Ambali, Oriyomi Adeyemi, Suleiman Saleh, Ojo Junior, Abayomi Ogunleye, Alhassan Abdulahi,Kazeem Olagbajumo, Rilwan Salau, Wajud Taiwo, Suleiman Adewale, Wahab Azeez, Adam Oluwole, Solomon Segun, Wahab Korede, Micheal Oladeji, Gafar Mustapha Adeniyi, Oluwatobu Senu, Afeez Sulaimon, Surajudeen Jimoh, Adamu Ahmed, Nojeem Ajayi, Yusuf Lawal, Akanbi Quadri, Afeez Shodimu, Monday Joseph, Adigun Yahaya, Yusuf Salisu, Nuhu Umar, Abbey Sholola, Benjamin Charlie, Amen Daniel, Samuel Igogboye, Tony Nwokeji, Ibrahim Usman, Sulaiman Rasak, Haliru Abdulahi, Usman Mohammed, Yusuf Ayinde, Lekan Salisu, Abubakar Ibrahim, Yusuf Musa, Michael Francis, Abashin Rasheed, Saheed Dauda, Njokwu Ogonna, Njokwu Chinemenem and Chinanso Okechukwu.
The few suspected female miscreants/gangsters include: Sharon Egiri, Idris Jumoke, Nike Idris, Adewale Adeola and Damilola Omoniyi.
The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has directed that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation and prosecution. He also warned and assured that the command will not relent on its oars in making sure that the Lagos Island and the state generally are free of gangsterism, hooliganism and crimes.