Youths from Majidun community in Ikorodu area of Lagos state have expressed their gratitude to the joint team of Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian army over their successful operation in the area where fifty suspects where rounded up for pipeline vandalism, saying it was not an easy feat.
Speaking via a press statement signed by the public relations officer (PRO) for the Majidun youths association, Moshood Adebayo, they said the youths of the area have been vindicated as the area has been previously labelled as home to vandals and criminals but the operation of the operatives has shown that the residents of the area have no hand in the activities of vandals in the area.
Adebayo further added that the arrest of five policemen among the fifty gives further credence to claims by the Civil Defence that the police have been behind the acts of vandalism which has given the area some level of notoriety.
He also urged the government to take a critical look into the matter and make sure that the five policemen face the full measure of the law, same with the other non-uniformed suspects.
In conclusion he stayed on the government to ensure that they work with the civil defence to make sure regular operations are carried out so that more arrests will be made and vandalism will be a thing of the past in Ikorodu.