The Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) today recovered four suspected stolen goats with covered mouths inside a vehicle abandoned by the occupants for contravening Lagos traffic law at Ikorodu.
Adebayo Taofiq, Head, Public Affairs Unit, for the task force, said the Enforcement Team leader DSP Anthony Abutu who recovered the goats, the team was on a security monitoring operation in Ikorodu axis when they intercepted a Blue Toyota Camry (AAA 743 EZ) driving on the BRT corridor, adding that the driver and his colleague immediately abandoned the vehicle on the road and ran away.
He said the action of the two men raised suspicion among the team which led to a thorough search of the vehicle and four goats with covered mouths and food items were recovered from the booth of the car, indicating that the goats and other items in the car were stolen.
In this regard, the Agency has called on members of the public, particularly those residing around Ikorodu axis whose goats are missing or suspected stolen to report the Agency at Bolade, Oshodi for collection of the recovered loot.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Government has distributed new sets of kits to all Nigeria Police Officers attached to the Agency, in a bid to boost the morale and commitment of the officers.
The newly kits distributed include new sets of uniforms (Camouflage and black), berets, shoulder badges and crests.