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OKADA BAN RIOTS: Police Repel Attack On Lagos Station, Arrest Attackers

impound over two hundred motorcycles

Over 200 motor cycles were impounded during the operation in Ipaja, Lagos

The officers of Ipaja Police Division have repelled attack against the division by motorcycle operators.

In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stated that, “Officers of Ipaja Police Division have successfully repelled an early morning attack on their division by motorcycle operators.”

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) at Ipaja to maintain peace

According to the statement, “The attack came after police officers commenced the day’s enforcement of the existing ban on motorcycles in Lagos State. The attackers, who came in their hundreds, stormed the station with dangerous weapons, shooting at the officers and attempting to overrun the station.”
“While officers and men of the division held their ground, reinforcement came from the Area Command and the Rapid Response Squad (RRS). Two of the attackers were fatally injured during the attack.”
“However, this did not deter the officers from accomplishing their mandate as over two hundred motorcycles were impounded and some of the attackers arrested, with one locally made firearm retrieved.”
“The Lagos State Police Command will not be cowed into abdicating its responsibilities of enforcement of all duly passed laws and maintenance of law and order within the society.”

Lagos State Taskforce also joined in the operation in Ipaja, Lagos

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