The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, on Saturday ordered the dismantling of all illegal police road blocks on Lagos-Badagry expressway.
In a statement made available by the state Police command’s Spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the CP gave the directive on Friday while addressing Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers in the command.
The message read “In his bid to restore sanity and decency to the operations of the police along the ever-busy international route, Lagos/Badargy Expressway, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for the immediate dismantling of illegal road blocks by the police teams from the Lagos State Police Command.
“He ordered the Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers whose jurisdictions fall along the Badargy Expressway; Festac and Area K, Marogbo, to withdraw their men from the illegal road blocks.
“He directed that they embark on aggressive motorized patrol and surveillance to police their areas and the route.
“The Commissioner of Police confirmed that the illegal police road blocks along the route have been condemned by the government, international bodies and interest groups and they must be dismantled without delay,” he said.