The Lagos State Police Command has intensified efforts to sanitise and restore normalcy to the Agarawu, Ita Faaji, Igbosere and other areas on the Lagos Island which have been under the siege of miscreants and gangsters. The command despatched a team comprised RRS, Taskforce, Police Mobile Force, Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps and other local security outfits, under the command of ACP Bode Ojajuni, the Area Commnader Area A, Lion Building, to go after the bad boys in the areas which eventually led to the arrest of 58 suspects on Monday 8th February 2021 at about 8pm.


The miscreants and gangsters in the areas have severally attacked and damaged peoples properties while some allegedly lost their lives to their various criminal activities. The Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has deemed it necessary and imperative to raise a formidable team to carry out sting operations on the island to restore normalcy to the affected areas.


The suspects arrested included:

1 Sikiru Kareem (Elderly person)

2 Kamal Olatoyinbo (Elderly Person)

3 Sulaimon Alaga (Elderly Person)

4 Musa Alidu (Elderly Person)

5 Amadu Chidi

6 Abass Saliu

7 Gafar Ambali

8 Oriyomi Adeyemi

9 Suleiman Saleh

10 Ojo Junior

11 Abayomi Ogunleye

12. Alhassan Abdulahi

13. Kazeem Olagbajumo

14. Rilwan Salau

15 Wajud Taiwo

16 Suleiman Adewale

17 Wahab Azeez

18 Adam Oluwole

19 Solomon Segun

20 Wahab Korede

21 Micheal Oladeji

22 Gafar Mustapha Adeniyi

23 Oluwatobu Senu

24 Afeez Sulaimon

25 Surajudeen Jimoh

26 Adamu Ahmed

27 Nojeem Ajayi

28 Yusuf Lawal

29 Akanbi Quadri

30 Afeez Shodimu

31 Monday Joseph

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32 Adigun Yahaya

33 Yusuf Salisu

34 Nuhu Umar

35 Abbey Sholola

36 Benjamin Charlie

37 Amen Daniel

38 Samuel Igogboye

39 Tony Nwokeji

40 Ibrahim Usman

41 Sulaiman Rasak

42 Haliru Abdulahi

43 Usman Mohammed

44 Yusuf Ayinde

45 Lekan Salisu

46 Abubakar Ibrahim

47 Yusuf Musa

48 Michael Francis

49 Abashin Rasheed

50 Saheed Dauda

51 Njokwu Ogonna

52 Njokwu Chinemenem

53 Chinanso Okechukwu


1 Sharon Egiri

2 Idris Jumoke

3 Nike Idris

4 Adewale Adeola

5 Damilola Omoniyi


The Commissioner of Police has directed that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation and prosecution. He also warned and assured that the command will not relent on its oars in making sure that the Lagos Island and the state generally are free of gangsterism, hooliganism and crimes.









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