The Lagos State Police command has warned the residents of Ikorodu
and its surrounding area to always bring their identification cards,
after two persons were burnt to death, over suspicions that they belong
to the notorious cult group, ‘Badoo’.
Olarinde Famous-Cole who is the Police Public Relations Officer has
said in a statement on Tuesday, that they were planning a series of
police operations in the area.
The statement reads:
“The Lagos state
police command would like to inform members of the public especially
residents in ikorodu and environs,that from henceforth everybody moving
around that part of the state, residents, students or workers should
always have on them a valid form of identification.
“This has become important and necessary because of the series of
police operations lined up in the area by the Lagos state police command
led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations.
“The Lagos state police command is deeply concerned about the
criminal activities in the area which is not only unlawful but also
affecting the integrity of the state.
“The planned police operations demands residents to carry on them a
valid form of identification which will be verified, in order not to be
restricted or face apprehension as adequate security arrangements have
been put in place for the safety of every Nigerian throughout the state
by the police and other security agencies.
“This order takes immediate effect from the 5th of July 2017.”