It was another anti-corruption victory in Lagos when operatives
of Lagos State Police Command operatives arrested five suspects transporting stolen items after being allegedly offered a bribe of N500,000.
The suspects, Lawal Saheed, 40, Taofeek Adenigba, 43, Ope Olowolayemo, 28, Azeez Jamie, 41 and Omotayo Adewale, 34 were arrested on Sunday around 3 am on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
Items found in the possession of the suspects include 25mm iron rods, property of China Construction Engineering Company (CCEC).
The Command’s spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement said that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has opened an investigation into the matter and the suspects would be charged to court as soon as possible.
The planned arraignment of the Chairman of Ibeto Energy Development Company, Cletus Ibeto, failed again on Tuesday at the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja. This is the fourth time the arraignment has failed as the defendant once again failed to show up in court. His...