Lagos State govt destroyed 1,700 shops, shanties


lagos state destroyed shops

No fewer than 1,700 shops, and shanties destroyed at Agege area of Lagos by the state government.

The demolition carried out by the State taskforce was disclose in statement by the Head of Public Affairs Unit, of Lagos State Task Force, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq, on Sunday 29th of November 2020.

According to the Statement, the demolished shops and shanties were occupied by hoodlums.

the head of the agency, Olayinka Egbeyemi disclose in a statement that cocaine, India hem, tramadol and others illegal’s substances were recovered during the demolition exercise.

Egbeyemi said, “These illegal shanties and containerised shops were occupied by miscreants and hoodlums who terrorised innocent citizens around Fagba, Iju-Ishaga and Pen-Cinema area, dispossessing them of their valuables, especially early in the day and late at night.

“Investigations conducted revealed that miscreants and hoodlums occupying these illegal shanties were responsible for the destructions of public properties and looting of shops immediately after the recent ‘EndSARS’ protest around Agege.

“It was an eyesore with miscreants and hoodlums freely smoking and selling Indian hemp including prostitution by under-age boys and girls around Fagba railway lines.”

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