Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, today led operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Agege Local Government Council to serve a 5 – day removal notice on kiosk owners and shanties dwellers in Agege as part of measures to address security challenges in Agege.


According to Agege Local Government Chairman, Ganiyu Egunjobi, the affected areas have become escape routes for criminal elements who dispossess motorists and passers-by of their belongings especially at night and at dawn.

Egunjobi noted that shanties at Agege Under Bridge, Isokoko Road setback, Shiaba Railway setback and Mangoro Road setback will be removed, relevant agencies of Government have been prepared to take possession of the areas to prevent miscreants from returning to the cleared areas.


Agege Local Government had on Friday 15th March, 2024 had a meeting with the traders and dwellers of the affected areas as well as stakeholders, where it was agreed that dwellers and traders in the affected areas should vacate the areas after Ramadan.

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