Police restricts okada riders in parts of Ogun State

Posted by News Express | 20 February 2016 | 3,923 times

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The Ogun State Police Command has restricted operators of motorcycle popular known as okada in order to check the increasing rate of robbery, kidnapping and other criminal acts in Ijebu Ode, Sagamu and its environs.

Announcing the restriction order which takes immediate effect, the Public Relations Officer of the Police Command, Mr Muyiwa Adejobi, on Friday, said that criminal activities, especially kidnapping and armed robbery has been on the increase adding that it has continued to affect the peace of the area as well as commercial activities.

While asking for the cooperation of residents in this direction, the Command, however, said violators would be made to face the full wrath of the law.

Incidents of kidnapping have been on the increase which necessitated the command to mobilise armed policemen to the Ijebu Ode axis to maintain law and order. (Channels TV)

•Photo shows okada riders.

Source: News Express

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