Police arrest 179 violators of interstates travel, impound 43 commercial vehicles

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 179 persons for allegedly violating interstates nonessential travel restrictions.
DSP Bala Elkana,

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 179 persons for allegedly violating interstates nonessential travel restrictions.


The violators were arrested in various interstate checkpoints and motor parks in the state.
Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer ( PPRO) DSC Bala Elkana, said;

” Among those arrested are 43 commercial bus drivers conveying the arrested passengers to Abuja, Kogi, Abia, among others. 43 who were impounded.

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The suspects were arraigned in Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court and were sentenced accordingly. The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, warned commercial vehicle operators and motor parks against violating interstates movement restriction orders.

Elkana said Passengers are also warned against nonessential interstates travel.

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Philomena  Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.

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