The Ogun State Police Command has observed with great concern, the reckless usage of unregistered vehicles and motorcycles across the State and the rate at which they are being used to carry out heinous crimes.
The most recent coincidence was the assassination of an ICT lecturer who was blocked at Itori area by gunmen using unregistered Lexus jeep.
In view of this, the Command hereby warns that anybody caught driving an unregistered car or motorcycle will be dealt with and the car or motorcycle will be impounded while the owner will be prosecuted.
Similarly, owners of vehicles with factory fitted tinted glasses are advised to approach the Command’s Department of operations in the state for tinted permit certificate, while those using artificial tinted glasses are advised in their own interest to remove them forthwith or face prosecution.
Meanwhile, Area Commanders and DPOs throughout the States have been directed to clamp down on those plying the roads with unregistered vehicles and motorcycles, and vehicles with tinted glasses without permit.
According to the state public relation officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the police force, as an organization saddled with constitutional responsibility of protection of life and property, the Command will not fold its arms while criminally minded individuals’ makes life difficult for good people of the State.
The Command will therefore do everything within its power and law to bring criminals to their knees, especially as the yuletide season approaches.
Fasnews recalls that Engr. Mufutau Olayemi, a lecturer at the D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori, Ogun State, he was attacked and murdered few days ago by yet to be identified gunmen.
It was gathered that Mufutau who until his untimely death, was Head, Department of Electrical Engineering at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun state.
Information has it that he was trailed to Itori area of the State by gunmen in an unmarked vehicle where he was attacked and shot at close range killing him instantly.
The deceased was said to be returning from a conference when he met his gruesome end in the hands of the suspected assassins.
Operatives from the Homicide section of the Ogun Police Command, Eleweran, Abeokuta, are leaving no stone unturned to unravel the motive behind his murder and bring the perpetrators to book.