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Governor nabs suspected robbers on Lagos highway

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Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, has reportedly apprehended three persons for attempting to rob a motorist on a highway in the state.

The incident occurred on Monday, when the governor was passing through the Ojota highway.

The suspects were said to be attempting to dispossess a motorist of his vehicle, when the convoy of the governor arrived the scene.

“The war against criminality in Lagos State has gone a notch higher as the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, personally arrested a gang of suspected criminals, which specializes in harassing motorists and road users in traffic,” a statement issued on Monday by the state reads.

“The gang of suspected criminals met their waterloo Monday morning while attempting to unleash terror on a motorist around Ojota in-bound Alausa. Help however came for the motorist as Governor Sanwo-Olu’s convoy approached the scene to rescue him from the three machete-wielding criminals who were at the time, trying to forcefully drag him out of his vehicle.

“The security personnel attached to the Governor swooped on the suspects, retrieved the dangerous weapons from them and arrested the three of them.”

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