Surrender Your Weapons, DCO Warns Criminals


The Divisional Crime officer, DCO of Adekunle Police Division, Adekunle Yaba, Lagos,  South West, Nigeria, DSP M.A Oloyede has appealed to criminals still masquerading as  political party supporters in the area to surrender their weapons or face the full wrath  of the law.

Oloyede told P.M.NEWS that some hoodlums who claim to be party supporters go around  breaking into people’s houses, attacking residents and generally constituting a nuisance  in the area. He warned such people to desist from such acts or leave the area.

He made the statement at a recent security stakeholders meeting convened by the  Divisional Police Officer, DPO in charge of Adekunle Police Station with residents of  Makoko.

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He said the police is not affiliated to any political party and there is no law that  permits anybody to own a gun without licence or other offensive weapons.

“I am using this opportunity to appeal to residents to give genuine information on  suspects in their neighbourhood as this is the only way the police can provide the much  needed security,” he added.

—Paul Iyoghojie

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