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General News of Saturday, 6 August 2022


Tighten security in Lagos - Sanwo-Olu tells police, others

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said measures are being taken to ascertain any terrorists threats on the state.

According to him, all the State security agencies are in place and are ready to protect the lives and properties of the residents.

Sanwo-Olu said this on Friday, August 5, during a press briefing after a meeting with security operatives at the Lagos House in Marina.

He said, “In the last couple of days or weeks, there has been a lot of social media news, information about intending threats and attacks on the city of Lagos and I have had to have, almost on a daily basis, communication with my various security operatives.

“In the last three and a half hours we have received individual reports of what the current situation of the state is and we have reviewed where we are and we have put heads together to come up with strategies and interventions that will, one, assure our citizens that we are ready to ensure that the safety of their lives and property and Lagos State is not compromised in any form.”

The meeting, he said, include the Nigeria Customs Service, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, the Federal Road Safety Corps, the correctional service, the police military and the Department of State Services.

Sanwo-Olu also asked residents not to panic and the State is fully prepared to handle any threats.


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