The Enforcement Unit of the Lagos Central Enterprise Districts Administration workplace over the weekend arrested ten miscreants popularly generally known as “Area Boys” and demolished their operational base across the outer Marina, Lagos.
The enforcement operation, which has been a steady train by the Company, was to rid the island of road urchins in view of their criminal acts and complaints by motorists in the area. The crew additionally demolished shanties constructed beneath the pedestrian bridge near the Leventis bus cease, Marina the place the hoodlums hibernate to assault unsuspecting motorists, particularly at evening.
Talking on the current operation, the Particular Adviser to the Governor on Central Enterprise Districts, Prince Olarenwaju Anofiu Elegushi mentioned these arrested had earlier been dislodged from the disused CBD Bathroom in Marina just a few weeks in the past however had relocated beneath the pedestrian bridge, round Leventis bus cease.
In his phrases, “These road urchins smoking marijuana brazenly across the bus cease usually assault motorists which have points with their autos, particularly at evening utilizing the quilt of darkness to perpetrate their evil acts. We acquired completely different complaints from motorists and pedestrians utilizing the axis and we initiated the plan to arrest them in addition to demolish their hideout.
Lagos Central Enterprise Districts Administration workplace is not going to relent in its efforts to make sure that the Lagos Island Enterprise District is protected to transact enterprise always. We are going to proceed this enforcement train to wash up your complete enterprise district to a suitable worldwide customary”, he added.
Elegushi additionally used the chance to warn road merchants erecting unlawful buildings on laybys, walkways and drainage alignment to take away them instantly in order to not be arrested and prosecuted.