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Sanwo-Olu at LSSTF town-hall meeting, promises improved security

By Waliat Musa and Jimisayo Opanuga
25 November 2022   |   4:01 am
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised improved security in the state.

Commander, NNS Beecroft of Nigeria Navy, Commodore Malami Haruna (left); Director, Department of State Services (DSS), Lagos, Sheu Muhammad Wasiri; Commander, 9 Brigade, Nigerian Army Command, Brig.-Gen. Isangubong Akpaumontia; Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Abiodun Alabi; Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zone 2, AIG Adeyinka Adeleke and Commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos Command, Commandant Eweka Okoro, during the 16th yearly town hall meeting on security with the governor in Lagos… yesterday.

• Tasks LASTMA officials on adequate discharge of duties
• APC members in Epe hold solidarity march for Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised improved security in the state.

He gave the assurance, yesterday, during the 16th town-hall meeting of the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), saying that the state’s approach to security is a concept of human security that places a premium on guaranteeing citizens access to healthcare, education, food, financial enhancement opportunity, shelter and ensuring the development of a total being capable of reaching their fullest potential.

Sanwo-Olu added that in the last three and a half years, the state had continued to maintain the record of zero-bank robberies.

The governor said that some security cameras had been installed in some areas of the state, while others are in progress to ensure adequate security.

He, therefore, urged Lagosians to stop passing scary information on social media but rather channel it to appropriate agency for immediate response.

Meanwhile, the governor has tasked the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials on adequate discharge of their duties.

Sanwo-Olu urged the officials to ensure provision of road signs to warn drivers against one-way. driving

Executive Secretary, LSSTF, Dr. Abdulrazaq Balogun, while speaking on the theme: “LSSTF Stewardship: A Review of Our Activities In Line with the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda of Lagos State Government,” said that in the 16 years of the Fund’s existence, it had continued to remain relevant in the provision of operational capacity to security agencies operating in the state.

IN another development, members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Epe Local Council, yesterday, held a rally in Lagos State for Tinubu/Shettima presidential ticket and Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat governorship re-election in the 2023 general elections.

Chairman of Epe Local Council, Surah Animashaun, said the rally was organised to galvanise support for the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu; Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Tobun Abiodun, Sylvester O. Ogunkelu and Olawale Raji.

Animashaun said that the rally was an initiative from the people of Epe, Eredo and Ejinrin because of what the party’s presidential and governorship candidates have done in terms of project infrastructure in the state, especially in Epe community.

She added that from the massive participation of the people in the rally the people of Epe are ready and willing to vote for all APC candidates, especially Tinubu and Sanwo-Olu.

In his address, Tobun, a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, representing the Epe Constituency I, said the APC presidential candidate is the preferable candidate.