Sanwo-Olu’s Convoy Swoops On Lagos Traffic Robbers In Operation
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s entourage swooped on a group of alleged highway robbers along the Ojota in-bound Alausa in Lagos.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gbenga Akosile made the disclosure in a statement he issued concerning the robbers.
The statement reads, ”The gang of suspected criminals met their waterloo Monday while attempting to unleash terror on a motorist around Ojota in-bound Alausa.
“Help, however, came for the motorist as Governor Sanwo-Olu’s convoy approached the scene to rescue him from the three machete-wielding criminals who were at the time, trying to drag him out of his vehicle.
“The security personnel attached to the governor swooped on the suspects, retrieved the weapons from them and arrested the three of them. Sanwo-Olu reiterated his stance that Lagos would be no hiding place to criminal acts.
“Governor Sanwo-Olu stated after his security personnel arrested the three machete-wielding criminals that the exercise was a warning signal to other criminal elements and prospective traffic robbers in Lagos that there is no hiding place for criminality in Lagos State,”
Meanwhile, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, recently disclosed the isolation centres in the state are getting occupied again.
Sanwo- Olu explained that in just two weeks, the population of the isolation centres increased by 5% and people should show some concern for the rising figures.
Sanwo-Olu said: From the beginning of July, we started to experience a steep increase in the number of daily confirmed cases, with the test positivity rate going from 1.1% at the end of June 2021 to its current rate of 6.6% as at 8th of July 2021.
“The rapid increase within a week gives great cause for concern. Also, within the last two weeks, the occupancy rate at our two isolation centres increased from an average of one per cent to sic per cent,”