Lagos Arrests ‘Area Boys’ Extorting N100 From Pedestrians (Video)


The government of Lagos state has nabbed the individuals who were seen charging people N100 before using a makeshift crossover bridge at the Trade Fair area.

This was made known in a post by the state Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, on X.

The arrest came after a citizen, #ARISE0214, reported the extortion on Wednesday, following heavy rainfall in the area.

Wahab confirmed the arrests via his X account, stating: ”Following a complaint made by #ARISE0214, miscreants charging people for using the makeshift crossover bridge at Tradefair this morning have been arrested by the operatives of Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps #LAGESCOfficial.

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