Lagos state govt arrests touts extorting traders on Yaba pedestrian bridge

Lagos state govt arrests touts extorting traders on Yaba pedestrian bridge

Lagos state govt arrests touts extorting traders on Yaba pedestrian bridge

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps have arrested some miscreants extorting traders and other Lagosians on the pedestrian bridge in Yaba.

 

The miscreants were arrested after a viral video on social media showed the miscreants collecting cash from Lagosians before using the pedestrian bridge.

 

Lagos state govt arrests touts extorting traders on Yaba pedestrian bridge

 

This was revealed in a statement posted on X by the Commissioner of Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab.

 

He wrote;

“In response to the viral video of some miscreants extorting traders and other Lagosians on a pedestrian bridge in Yaba, I instructed the Corps Marshal of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps @LAGESCOfficial to immediately arrest the persons and the officer involved.

 

They will be arraigned immediately in court while the clampdown on those on the run would continue. #ZeroToleranceLagos #CleanerLagos.”

 

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