Lagos State Police Thwarts Attack On Dangote Refinery

Lagos state police command on Monday, March 28, foiled an attempted attack on Dangote Refinery, Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos state.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin , says armed hoodlums numbering about twenty, gained access to the refinery through the lagoon side but were repelled while attempting to cart away already-installed armored cables in the refinery.

”The hoodlums on sighting security operatives fled the scene. One of the hoodlums was hit in the ensuing gunfire and died on the way to the hospital.

Investigation has commenced with a view to arresting the fleeing attackers.” Benjamin Hundeyin said

The police spokesperson added that on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, security at the Dangote refinery has been fortified.

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