By Amarachi Chukwudi & Kelechukwu Iruoma
Following the dare-devil armed robbery in Festival Town (festac) last week, a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, representing Amuwo Odofin Constituency 1, Honourable Oladipupo Olorinrinu, has assured residents that the state house of assembly and security agencies in Lagos State are working tirelessly in making sure that peace is restored in the town.
Hon. Olorunrinu who stated this in an interview with Sunday Vanguard said: “It is quite unfortunate that bad things has been happening in Festival town, especially the robbery incident that took place on Tuesday, 13th October, 2015, and also the kidnappings. The town is a sane and residential place and there has been a lot of things aggregating to these issues which have been cropping up leading to robbery attacks and other menace.”
He revealed that: “The Lagos State House of Assembly is aware of the incidents and we are looking at the issues and how we can assist the police.
Narrating recent robbery attack in the community, he said the hoodlums came through the waterways, adding that the police force is making efforts to see how it can begin to enhance its marine wing.
He stated that he met the commissioner of police and the Assistant Inspector General of Police, adding that they are doing some sort of thorough investigation into the robbery incident and there is the possibility of ensuring that the Marine Police would join hands in ensuring that Festival town remains safe.