Metro Lagos: Commercial Bus Driver Attacks Task Force Officer With Iron Rod

A police officer attached to the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Task Force), Adepoju Oluwasogo was allegedly injured with an iron road by a commercial Volkswagen bus driver, Mr Idris Shittu, at Ketu

Oluwasogo, who was, during the last environmental sanitation exercise in Lagos State, injured with iron rod is still lying critically ill at an emergency ward at LASUTH, Ikeja.

Chairman of the State Task Force, Olubukola Abe, made this known on Tuesday, shortly after paying a visit to the victim, with other management staff of the agency.


Abe said Oluwasogo was among security team on patrol during the last Saturday’s environmental sanitation exercise around Ketu area. He disclosed that a commercial Volkswagen bus driver with registration no (XX643.GX), Mr Shittu, who was caught to have violated the sanitation laws, drove the police officer to an undisclosed location around Alapere, Ketu area, where he was thoroughly beaten up and injured with iron rod on his left eye and his right shoulder.

According to Abe, the police sergeant, who was later rescued from his abductor by other task force patrol team, is receiving treatment at LASUTH on his left eye and his right dislocated shoulder.

He said the Volkswagen bus driver, Shittu, in his statement at the task force headquarters in Ikeja said it was the work of the devil and that he never intended to hit Oluwasogo with the iron rod that injured his left eye and broke his right shoulder.

- Tribune
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