Police Recovers N200m Hard Drugs In Lagos Suburb


LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Lagos Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi on Wednesday said that over N200m worth of drugs were recovered at Akala area of Mushin through community partnership.
The CP who disclosed this during a town hall meeting hosted by the Area J Police Command, Aka said that every community has its challenges which the police will not relent in solving.
“During the various town hall meetings that I have held, I discovered that different communities have their various problems.
” In Isolo, the Oba told me that their major problem is drug abuse and cultism following which we immediately went into partnership with the people.
“Within the shortest period, we made series of arrest, recovered and destroyed over N200m worth of drugs at Akala.” he said.
Imohimi added that some communities are peculiar with neighborhood crimes which the command quickly complemented effort of the police with strategy and technology.
“These strategy entails community policing and partnership which gave the command the success recorded in Ikorodu.
” If this synergy can be reciprocated here then issues of neighborhood crimes will soon be a thing of the past.” Imohimi said.
The CP also encouraged members of the public to speak out against drug abuse and cultism as policemen can be transferred but the community members will remain.
He urged religious leaders, community leaders and public office holders to work together and preach to the people on the evils of cultism.
He also assured members of the public that the police will do their best under his watch as long as the people trust the police and show interest in the way they are being policed.

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