Insecurity: Police in Lagos, Ogun begin joint patrol on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway



The Police in Lagos and Ogun States have begun a joint patrol on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to improve security in the area.

The Lagos State Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, made the disclosure in a post he shared on his X handle @benHundeyin on Thursday.

Recall that cases of kidnap incidents and other crimes had been reported on some parts of the expressway.

Hundeyin said that the joint patrols would cover Kara Bridge to Sagamu Interchange.

“As part of efforts to enhance security on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the Police Command in Lagos State and its Ogun State counterpart have commenced joint patrols of Kara Bridge to Sagamu Interchange.

“The patrol teams from the Lagos command will comprise mainly the Rapid Response Squad (RRS),” he said.

Hundeyin appealed to motorists not to be scared at the heavy presence of police patrol on the road.

“Motorists are, therefore, enjoined not to panic at the sight of increased police patrols, particularly the RRS.

“This is a proactive measure to prevent crime and criminality on this stretch of the road, ” the image maker said.

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