Crime

Lagos State Police Command Recovers Stolen OGHA Mace

The police operatives attached to Trade Fair Station of the Lagos State Police Command on Friday recovered the missing mace of the Ogun State House of Assembly, OGHA, at Abule-Ado Area of the state at about 8.30am.

A release by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of Lagos State Police Command, Mr Muyiwa Adejobi says the police operatives worked on intelligence from the members of the community that someone in a moving vehicle, suspected to be a Toyota Siena, threw out an object into the nearby bush and recovered the object which was later identified to be the Ogun State House of Assembly Mace.

The mace had been allegedly stolen from the House of Assembly compex, Ogun State recently.

It has been handed over to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Mr Hakeem Odumosu, who later instructed the DCP State CID, Lagos State, Yetunde Longe, to protect the mace and liaise with the Ogun State Police Command on the return of the recovered mace to Ogun State.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu however promised to assist the Ogun State Police Command in the investigation into the incident that led to the recovery of the mace. 

Abisola Oluremi

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