Ogun and Lagos states Police Commands on Tuesday, urged members of the public, to disregard the videos circulating on various social media platforms where a Police station in Ikorodu was allegedly attacked by unknown men.
Spokesperson of Ogun State command DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and his Lagos counterpart CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the video is being erroneously identified as Ogijo Divisional Headquarters in Ogun State and Igbogbo Police Station in Lagos State.
Oyeyemi said, “The attention of Ogun State Police Command has been drawn to a video circulating on social media where a Police station was attacked by hoodlums.
The said police station is being erroneously identified as Ogijo divisional headquarters in Ogun state.
“For the purpose of clarity, the unfortunate incident did not happened in Ogun state, Ogijo police station is intact and not under any form of attack. The circulating video was a robbery incident that happened in Osun state where a bank and a police station were attacked by armed robbers.
The command hereby advises members of the public to disregard the information that the incident happened in Ogijo, as such never happened anywhere in Ogun State.
The photographs of Ogijo divisional headquarters as at this morning 8th of June 2021 is hereby attached to this release to clear all doubts. ” He added.
Similarly, CSP Adejobi said, “The Lagos State Police Command wishes to clear the air that there was no attack on Ikorodu Police Station, Igbogbo, Lagos State or any of its police formations in the State.
“There is no Ogijo Police Station in the Lagos State Police Command but in Ogun State, and the same station, Ogijo, was never attacked as being speculated in the news.
“The video in circulation was a portion of the scene of the recent Bank Robbery Attack in Ikire Osun State.
“The Lagos State Police Command therefore urges members of the public to disregard the viral video as it’s fake, mischievous and mere social media projection
“The Command remains resolute in providing adequate security for all and sundry in Lagos State. ” He added.