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Lagos task force demolishes criminal hideout, 15 suspects arrested

The Lagos State Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources on Thursday demolished shanties serving as criminal hideouts in the Lekki area of the state, leading to the arrest of 15 suspects.


The state Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, made this known on his X page, as he shared photos from the operation.


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