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We have recorded the lowest robbery incidents in decades



The Lagos state authorities on Thursday November 24, stated for the third consecutive yr, the state has recorded no single case of armed theft assaults on banks and different monetary establishments working inside its boundary.


This was disclosed at the sixteenth City Corridor Assembly on safety organized by the Lagos State Safety Belief Fund (LSSTF) at Civic Centre in Victoria Island.


Talking on the Townhall assembly, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stated his administration adopted a technology-driven technique that enabled the safety businesses to reply proactively forward of potential breaches at susceptible spots, together with an internet of undercover operations to frustrate armed assaults on potential targets. This, he stated, has bolstered the arrogance of the monetary establishments to freely transfer their money across the State with restricted dangers.


On the assembly, it was additionally disclosed that Lagos state recorded solely 21 incidents of armed theft – the bottom fee within the final many years. It was disclosed that from November 2021 until date, the police and mixed workforce of safety businesses have foiled 149 armed theft makes an attempt throughout communities.


“As a Authorities, our method to safety is holistic and collaborative. Our safety coverage is pushed by the necessity to engender a completely safe surroundings that permits the wellbeing, prosperity and fulfilment of all of the residents. We think about no quantity of funding too large to be put ahead in making certain the progress we’ve got achieved since inception is sustained. Within the final three and a half years, we’ve got continued to keep up the document of zero incident of theft assault on banks or every other monetary establishment working in our State.

LSSTF has been on the forefront of those safety efforts. By means of the company, we’ve got continued to supply interventions to the police and different safety businesses working in Lagos within the areas that embody operational capability, coaching and logistics. Our efforts have yielded encouraging leads to crime combating, as Lagos stays largely secure for enterprise and dwelling. This relative peace and security that we’ve got been experiencing on this large mega metropolis won’t be compromised. We’ll proceed to strengthen the safety operation to make sure the progress recorded will not be reversed.” he governor stated

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