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Crime rate in Lagos has reduced to 65 percent - Ambode

20 January 2016, 16:05

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has disclosed that crime rate has been reduced by 65 percent in the state, Nation reports.

The Governor stated this at the Second Quarterly Town Hall Meeting with Lagosians, which took place at City Hall .

Ambode said the state government had invested massively to reinvigorate the state security infrastructure to bring it to a level comparable to what obtains in other modern city states.

Also read: Ambode a failure - PDP

Ambode who highlighted major achievements recorded by his administration in the last quarter like the Lagos light up project added that,” Crime thrives best in darkness. In response to this we initiated the “Light up Lagos” project to light up our major roads, highways and inner roads.”

Dwelling on the menace constituted by hoodlums in the state, the state’s Commissioner of Police Fatai Owoseni said his command has decided to sanitise the Lagos Island notorious for sundry crimes of crimes and criminality in order to restore law and order in the state.

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