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Lagos CP Talks Tough Over Ajah-Ilaje Crisis, Storms Warring Communities


The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu has read the riot act to the warring Ilaje, Ajah communities member, declaring anyone nabbed causing trouble among them would have the full weight of the law to contend with.
  The CP, had in company with other senior Police Officers visited Ajah and Ilaje communities for on the spot assessment of the crisis prone areas on Friday.
He  had a fruitful discussion with leaders of the two warring factions as he  was taken round the areas mostly prone to crises and agreed on a buffer zone. 
A statement by the state’s Police Public Relation Officer, Bala Elkana, made available to Thepage, mentioned that  a detachment of Mobile Policemen was upon the CP visit, immediately drafted to the communities for peace and confidence building. 
The Commissioner of Police called on the people to eschew violence and avoid rumour mongering. 
He urged the people to be vigilant and report suspicious movements and persons to the police. 
He vowed to unleash the full weight of the law on any person or group of persons bent on breaching the peace of the communities.
Leaders of the two warring communities applauded the steps taken by the Commissioner of Police in restoring lasting peace to the communities and promise to support the peace building initiatives. They called on their followers to give peace a chance. 
~~Femi Adepoju

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