#EndSARS: Lagos police lists places looted, set on fire by protesters, issues strong warning


In Lagos State, the Nigerian Police have on Wednesday counted losses following the riots that happened in the State.

The Nigerian police vowed never to allow hoodlums to throw the Lagos State into anarchy.

This was contained in a statement signed by SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the command’s Public Relations Officer, and made available to reporters in the Lagos state of Nigeria.

“We will not allow the present situation degenerate into anarchy that can cause general insecurity in the state,” the police said in a statement signed by its Spokesman, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

“Hoodlums will not be allowed to have free days to kill, destroy and loot people’s property with impunity,” he added.

The police PRO alleged that the hoodlums had killed at least two police officers at Orile Police Station and wounded many at various stations across the State, setting ablaze ten police formations all in the name of #EndSARS protests.

“They also looted the affected stations and carted away from some valuables,” he said.

The PRO listed the affected stations, which include: Layeni, Igando, Idimu, Ajah, Denton, Ilasa, Cele Outpost under Ijesha, Ilenbe Hausa, and Amukoko.

Others are Mushin (Olosan), Ajegunle, Ajegunle, and Ebute-Ero, Ojo, where two patrol vans were burned to ashes.

He further stated that those he described as violent protesters and criminally minded had also attacked three new generations banks, carted away unspecified amounts of money, and set some banks on fire.

Furthermore, the hoodlums have also burnt the Secretariat of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Council, and some other private medical and commercial centers were attacked.

He listed the Shoprite Ajah; Oba of Lagos palace, Nigerian Ports Authority; Governor’s mother’s house at Akerele; TVC station; the VIO/Federal Road Safety Corps offices at Ojodu, Igbosere; Lagos State; Magistrate Courts, the Nation Newspapers office and many others as places looted and set ablaze by the hoodlums.


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