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Lagos Govt Demolishes Shanties Serving As Criminal Hideouts In Lekki

Taskforce officials from the Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, on Thursday, demolished shanties and makeshift structures serving as criminal hideouts in the Lekki area of the state.


According to the Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, who disclosed this, 15 suspects with offensive weapons were arrested during the exercise.


“Taskforce officers from the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources @LasgMOE carried out demolition of shanties and makeshift structures that defaces the expressway at Orchid Junction, Eleganza Busstop, Lekki-Epe Expressway, and shanties serving as criminal hideout in Ikota today (Thursday, 5th of October).


“15 suspects with offensive weapons were also arrested,” Wahab said via his X handle @tokunbo_wahab.