We will not compromise security in Lagos – Ambode
After the three schoolgirls kidnapped at Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu, were successfully rescued from their abductors on Sunday, the Lagos State Governor has reiterated the commitments of his government to securing the lives and property of Lagosians.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode told newsmen on Sunday that his government will spare nothing in clamping down on all forms of crime in the state.
“Let me warn that the State Government will not tolerate kidnapping or any forms of crime in the State. Our position is clear and unambiguous, Lagos state has the capacity and the will to go after every form of crime and criminality in order to safeguard lives and property in the state,” he said.
The governor commended the efforts of security agencies in ensuring the three girls were rescued without being harmed.
“The Lagos State police Command, the Department of State Security and members of the Armed forces worked tirelessly round the clock in the last six days to secure the release of the children. I thank them for a good job.
“The three girls have been safely re-united with their families and the Government wishes to assure Lagosians that their security is top priority and it will not relent in ensuring that Lagos remains safe and secure,” he said.
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