Thursday, October 13, 2016

Igbonla Kidnap: Lagos State Govt confirms release of pupils, teachers; vows to rid state of criminals

the lagos state government on wednesday showed the release of the four students and instructors of the lagos country version college (senior and junior) igbonla in epe who have been abducted with the aid of suspected ex-ijaw militants on october 6, 2016, assuring that the government might spare not anything till it rids the state of criminal elements.

the authorities, in a statement signed via the commissioner for facts and approach, mr. steve ayorinde, said the children have passed through medical test-up after which they were reunited with their households.

"the lagos kingdom authorities nowadays welcomed the release of the faculty pupils, vice-principal and head instructor of igbonla model university, epe, who were kidnapped by suspected ijaw militants on thursday october 6, 2016. the youngsters are doing properly; they have been taken via medical checkup and were effectively reunited with their households."

ayorinde, while restating the government’s dedication to defend lives and property, but entreated residents to be extra vigilant, protection conscious and file all suspected humans and objects visible within their neighbourhood to the appropriate security agencies.

"the dedication of the authorities to make certain 24-hour security of the nation is obvious inside the large investment in the gadget and welfare of protection agencies, in particular the police".

the commissioner, however, stated that authorities has taken adequate steps to stem the tide of kidnapping in the nation, noting that consistent with the directive of the state governor, mr. akinwunmi ambode, plans were concluded to begin the demolition of illegal systems erected throughout the country waterfronts and creeks.

"often times, the occurrence of kidnapping are perpetrated through the waterways and as such, these unlawful structures offer a leeway for these crook factors to plot and execute their nefarious sports. this step, we trust, will cross a long way to cope with this threat. the country government has also all started steps to reinforce community policing with the latest announcement by the governor that as a minimum 5000 neighbourhood watchers will quickly be recruited to enhance surveillance across the state, especially at the agricultural regions," ayorinde said.
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