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Lagos police confirms attack on six stations, property vandalism

By News Desk

The Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that no fewer than six facilities belonging to the Nigeria Police Force were destroyed by hoodlums who hijacked the protests against police brutality and bad governance across the state.

The command listed facilities attacked on Tuesday to include Orile Station (burnt) Layeni Station (burnt) Amukoko Station (burnt), Cele outpost under Ijesha Division (burnt) Mushin Division  (attacked), and Ilembe Hausa Division  (attacked).

Other government facilities attacked and burnt, the command said, were Lagoon Hospital and Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Secretariat.

The state commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu, through a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that details of policemen killed at various locations within the state during the attack would be released in no distant future.

“We will make sure their is not total break down of law and order in Lagos State as adequate security operatives have been deployed,” the statement said.

 

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