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Lekki residents express concern over insecurity, call for Okada ban

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Lekki residents express concern over insecurity, call for Okada ban

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Lekki residents under the umbrella of the Lekki Estates Residents and Stakeholders Association (LERSA) have shown concern over the series of insecurity in the community.

LERSA, an association, of diverse estates and communities in Lekki appealed to the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to speed up his ban of passenger motorbikes (Okada) in the state.

Lekki residents, announced this on Wednesday in a statement directed to residents and shareholders in the community. It was entitled, ‘Re: Update On The State Of Security Affairs Across The Lekki Corridor’.

The statement read, “The Association has received various calls from residents expressing deep concern on the general insecurity in the Lekki axis.

“While acknowledging the efforts of the Police in trying to maintain peace and security, the Association is calling on the Government and the Security authorities for a broader and stern response to the activities of various criminals in the community and the State in general.”

They also urged the Police to declare total war on individuals wandering the streets with harmful weapons to curtail criminal activities and advised residents to take additional precautions against kidnappings.

It added, “We also wish to call on the Nigeria Police to declare total war on people roaming the streets with dangerous weapons to curb the indiscriminate activities of some criminals.

“The Association wishes to admonish residents to take extra precautions against kidnappings following news of deteriorating security in the country.”


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