THE Lagos State police command has dispelled the rumour that the Niger Delta Avengers had invaded Ikorodu area of the state. The police urged residents of the state to go about their business without any fear, stating that the police in the state had the capability to deal with any invaders.
The state police boss, Fatai Owoseni, while briefing newsmen during the parade of robbers arrested in the state in the last one month, described the news of the invasion of the militants as a mere rumour.
Owoseni admitted that the police and other security agencies were aware of the rumour and quickly added that the security agencies were all working together to curtail any invasion into the state. The police boss stated that as part of the efforts to assure the people of their safety, the police invaded Ikorodu on Tuesday and arrested about 200 cult members.
He said the police were ready to deal with any invasion by the militants or any other group.
He promised to ensure a continuous raid on the Lagos communities, as parts of the efforts to rid Ikorodu of criminals.