Lagos Govt Arrests Weed Sellers, Other Illegal Traders at African Shrine

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SWITZERLAND, SEPTEMBER 16 – Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) over the weekend raided all streets within Central Business District including surroundings of the ‘African Shrine’, Alausa, Ikeja.

28 miscreants& 15 illegal street traders were arrested at various locations around Alausa, in a raid initiated as a result of nefarious acts within the vicinity of the African Shrine which presented a negative image to tourists and Lagosians.

The Chairman of the Agency, CSP Egbeyemi said the enforcement operations became imperative following complaints from members of the public about the criminal activities of miscreants and environmental nuisance of illegal street traders around the Shrine.

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