Lagosians yesterday hailed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for equipping the police with gadgets and repositioning the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) to effectively combat crimes.
The lawmaker representing Agege in the House of Representatives, Taofeek Adaranijo, described the development as a strong statement by the governor that the security of lives and property is important to him.
“It’s one of the things that we are expecting from our governor and he has shown his commitment to the people’s welfare, security and wellbeing.
“It’s no doubt a good development and beginning of good things to come in Lagos under Governor Ambode.”
His colleague representing Ifako Ijaiye, Dr. Elijah Olu-Adewale, urged the people to be vigilant and give necessary information that can assist the police track criminals.
Lagos lawyer and activist Ebun Olu-Adegboruwa commended the governor for the initiative but urged the Federal Government to provide jobs for the youth
Chairman of the Igbo United Political Coalition in Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Kanayo Osondu, said Ambode’s gesture would address the menace of street urchins and hoodlums, who take advantage of traffic situations to rob unsuspecting citizens.
Source: The Nation Nigeria