Police alert residents to resurgence of one-chance robberies in Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command has warned residents of Oworonshoki, Alapere, Ogudu, and Ketu about the return of one-chance robbery cases.

In a brief message posted on his verified X Twitter on Tuesday, Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, announced intensified police checks in certain areas, which may create small traffic delays.

The statement highlighted the necessity of these measures for citizens’ safety and security, and urged motorists to cooperate.

The statement reads: “Our daily situation reports have indicated a resurfacing of one-chance robberies in Oworonshoki, Alapere, Ogudu, and Ketu.

“To stem this ugly trend, #LagosPoliceNG shall be embarking on increased checks in these areas which may result in some delays or minimal traffic buildup.

“We appeal to motorists for their understanding as this is in the interest of their safety and security.”