The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, has warned politicians of the various political parties to play by the rules otherwise such politicians will be arrested and prosecuted.
The warning was disclosed by the police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, on behalf of the CP. This was followed by the complaint by the PDP Governorship candidate, Mr. Jimi Agbaje to CP Edgal.
Oti said that on 1st December, 2018, at about 0915hrs, a complaint was received from the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, to the effect that his campaign boards were vandalized and removed by unknown persons.
The complainant went further to post his concern on the social media alleging the vandalisation and removal of the aforementioned items.
To this end, the CP directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti Yaba, to set up a monitoring team of comprising the Command’s Riders unit, to daily monitor and arrest anybody seen vandalising or defacing campaign posters or boards.
In addition, the Commissioner of Police has directed that invitation letters be sent to State Chairmen of all political parties in the state, their flag bearers, INEC and other stakeholders for a meeting scheduled to hold on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 11am, at the Police Officers’ Mess, GRA, Ikeja.