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Viral Whatsapp Voice Note Alleging Planned Fulani Invasion Of Badagry False

The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi has told Lagosian to calm down and revealed that the Command is in full control of security in Lagos.

CP Alabi said this in a statement while allaying the fears of Lagosians about a viral WhatsApp voice-note alleging a planned Fulani invasion of Badagry, Lagos.

According to the statement signed by the Command's PRO, SP Sunday Hundeyin, CP Alabi revealed that the Police are in synergy with sister security agencies to ensure the safety of Lagosians.

Read the full statement below: 

The attention of the Lagos State Police Command has been drawn to a viral WhatsApp voice note claiming that Fulanis have camped in Muhammadu Buhari Estate, Agemowo, Badagry in readiness for a massive attack on Badagry. 

The Command wishes to state in unequivocal terms that the content of the voice note is entirely false and mischievously designed to cause unnecessary panic within Lagos State.

It is worthy of note that there is a Police Divison close to the estate - Morogbo Divison. There is also a Police Post next to the estate - Mowo Outpost. Police presence and intelligence gathering in the area are top-notch.

In a bid to be double sure that the claims are false, the Divisional Police Officer of Morogbo visited the estate again today, inspected the entire facility and had an exhaustive session with the Facility Manager. The outcome of the operational visit lends credence to the futility of the voice note.  

While all residents of Lagos State are enjoined to disregard the voice note, they are all assured by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, FDC that the Police Command in synergy with sister security agencies are fully prepared to nip any criminality in the bud; and would leave no stone unturned in ensuring continued peace in the state. 

Police Public Relations Officer,
Lagos State Command,

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