Lagos Seals Off Properties Belonging to Suspected Badoo KingpinLatest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) The Lagos State Government Wednesday sealed off a Petrol Filling Station, an Hotel and Event Centre belonging to a suspected Badoo cult kingpin – Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal.
The structures which are situated along Ijebu-Ode-Itoikin Road in Sabo area of Ikorodu were sealed for violating the State’s Urban and Regional Planning Law of 2010.
The Police, had on December 22, 2017, declared Alaka wanted in connection with series of coordinated killings and nefarious activities by the Badoo cult group in Ikorodu and Epe area of the State.
Alaka is believed to be the ringleader of the Badoo menace.
In a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the State Government’s order sealing off the structures was in pursuant to Section 60 of the said Law.
It would be recalled that the State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, Tuesday, paraded a Badoo kingpin arrested in Ikorodu axis who confessed to the killings and took Police to their shrine in Imosan, a suburb of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State where the group’s chief herbalist, Fatai Adebayo was arrested.
Adebayo, who is popularly known as ”Alese”, was said to specialize in administering oath on Badoo members before they go for any operation.
“The Lagos State Government is joining the Nigerian Police in asking the said Alaka to come out of hiding and submit himself to the law in his own interest” the Commissioner said.
“The State Government has also enjoined the Police to offer the public a reward for any useful information on the owner of the Alaka Filling Station, Hotel and Event Centre in Ikorodu.
“The government is once again asking its citizens to go about their businesses without fear. We will leave no stone unturned in keeping the State safe in 2018,” Ayorinde assured.
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