The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the killing of three of its men and two community leaders by unidentified gunmen at Oko-Asagun Village in Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos.
The gunmen also abducted four staff members of two telecommunication companies.
Lagos Police Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, who confirmed the incident, said the policemen killed, were taken by surprise.
In another development, to check future crisis between the police and students, the Inspector General of Police has set up a security committee to strengthen relationship between the force and the National Association of Nigerian students.
The IGP said the new partnership otherwise known as “police is your
friend” slogan is expected to encourage dialogue between the students and officers of the force before and during students’ rallies or protests.