Police laud Lagos residents for crime-free Easter celebration
The Lagos Police Command on Tuesday commended residents of the state for their collaboration in fighting crimes, particularly during the Easter celebrations.
A statement by the spokesperson of the command, SP Dolapo Badmos, stated that the celebration was observed without any major crime owing to the efforts of the residents.
“The Easter celebration period was peaceful and crime free.
“This wouldn’t have been achievable, but for the active partnership between the Lagos state police command and members of the public.
“All the operational strategies put in place by the command for a crime free celebration also yielded fruits’’ it said.
It reiterated the command’s commitment to protecting lives and property in the state.
According to the statement, the police had reviewed their operational strategies to ensure that people in Lagos were continuously safe.
NAN reports that some of the Lagos residents interviewed attested to the police claim.
Mr Kayode Akinola, a journalist and resident of Igando, said that criminal activities in the area were subdued.
Mr Samuel George, a civil servant also said that “in Iwaya and Bariga areas which are known for cult activities, there is no report of ugly incident.’’
He said that the police patrol teams were visible in the areas.
A civil servant, Mrs Rose Adeyemi, who lived in Egbeda confirmed that there was no report of criminal activities in the area.
She said there was police presence in black spots in the areas.