Eight miscreants have been arrested by the police over their alleged involvement in the creation of illegal parks for commercial buses and trucks and extorting the divers and others in the Ojodu/Berger area of Lagos.
City & Crime had reported that over 100 vehicles were impounded within the week by officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) over illegal parks on bridges.
The miscreants were identified as Adedeji Adewole, George Wudu, Shafun Adigun, Abdullahi Ibrahim, Usman Mohammed, Segun Owolabi, Afiz Lookman, Saheed Banji and Gbenga Waheed.
A passer-by who applauded the move, Barrister Yemi Ayo, commended the state government for transforming the Ojodu/Berger area.
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He said, “Our main problem is our drivers. They would mess up the entire place. Everywhere is free now. You can conveniently drive in and drive out. One hopes that the kind of exercise you are doing here today can be more consistent.”