For days, groups of anxious residents - young and old, and mostly male - kept night vigils on streets, armed with machetes, bottles and other household items. Braced for an attack that emanated from rumours that a group of up to 200 armed robbers was on the rampage. Even though hundreds were later arrested in Lagos to Ogun State, the situations seem to be under control by the Nigerian Police Force who seems to be overwhelmed at first.
The Commissioner of Police in Ogun state has called for the support of community leaders and other stakeholders to join hands in making the state safe and secure for everyone to live in. He made the call on Sunday while addressing Police Community Relations in Abeokuta.
A faction of the People's Democratic party, PDP, Ogun State chapter led by its Chairman, Sikirulai Ogundele has adopted the governorship candidate of the Allied People's Movement as it's governorship candidate and it has directed its supporters to follow suit.