February 24, 2021

Policemen to remain at Lekki tollgate till further notice

Policemen to remain at Lekki tollgate till further notice

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said policemen would be stationed at the Lekki tollgate until further notice.

Recall that there was a crackdown on the #OcuppyLekkiTollgate protesters at the tollgate on Saturday, during which about 40 persons were arrested.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said policemen had been deployed to five locations in the state, asides from the Lekki tollgate, adding that they would remain at the locations until further notice.

He said, “Our policemen are still at the tollgate, it is a deployment and we are working with an operation order and until there is a stand down order of the operation from the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, the men will still be there. We have not arrested anyone today (Sunday), there was no breakdown of law and order, no gathering or procession, everything is normal in the area.

“But we are still maintaining our ground there and we have deployment in about five places aside from the Lekki tollgate and our men are still on standby at these strategic places. We have police deployment in Unity Park, Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ogombo Junction, Adeniran Ogunsanya Junction, among others.”


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