Police operatives in the early hours of yesterday, Monday March 28, 2022 foiled an attempted attack on Dangote Refinery, Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos.
Armed hoodlums numbering about twenty (20) who gained access to the refinery through the lagoon side were repelled while attempting to cart away already-installed armored cables in the refinery.
The Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin
in a statement made available to FASNEWS stated that the hoodlums on sighting security operatives fled the scene. One of the hoodlums was hit in the ensuing gunfire and died on the way to the hospital.
“Investigation has commenced with a view to arresting the fleeing attackers.
“Meanwhile, on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi fdc, minm, psc, security at the refinery has been fortified,” he said.