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The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday morning, personally arrested three suspected criminals who specialise in attacking motorists and road users at Ojota area of the state while in the act.
Sanwo-Olu, apprehended the suspects while attempting to rob a motorist around Ojota in-bound Alausa.
The passing-by convoy of the Governor, intercepted the robbery act, rescuing the victim from the three machete-wielding criminals who were at the time, trying to forcefully drag him out of his vehicle.
The security personnel attached to the governor immediately, swooped on the suspects on the order of Sanwo-Olu, and retrieved the dangerous weapons from them, arresting the three of them in the process.
Sanwo-Olu who stated after the arrest of the suspect that the exercise was a strong warning signal to other criminal elements and prospective traffic robbers in Lagos that there is no hiding place for them and their likes in the state.
His words: “We are determined to stabilise the security situation in Lagos State, as our own contribution towards lasting national security.
“Let me also use this opportunity to sound a note of warning to all criminals who are operating in Lagos State or planning to operate here; all armed robbers, kidnappers, cultists, bandits, and other criminals, we will leave no stone unturned in making this State inhospitable to you.
“We will find you, wherever you may be lurking and we will bring the full weight of the law on you.”