……As two soldiers led thugs to invade woman’s house in Agboyi-Ketu
A human rights organization, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has strongly condemned the Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, for ignoring the distressed calls put to his phone line (+234 8033438179) several times to save the life of a woman, Mrs. Funmilayo Ibikunle-Akanni at Agboyi-Ketu area of the State from the hands of Soldiers and their thugs penultimate Friday 2nd of April, 2021.
The group maintained that its leadership put several calls on him(Odumosu) and the State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO),Prince Muyiwa Adejobi(+234 8037168147), alleging that they were deliberately ignored the distressed calls, condemned the arrogant demeanor of the Commissioner of Police in the State.
Specifically, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO-+234 8101286840 /+234 9010511373) in charge of Alapere Police Station under which Agboyi-Ketu jurisdiction, being on the side of the attackers because while Mrs. Akanni and the people in the community reported the matter to the Station, the DPO did nothing.
Earlier, before the attacked, Akanni’s Counsel, Barrister Oluwole Kehinde and Barrister (Mrs.) Rosemary Thompson, had written the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Odumosu, intimating him, for necessary action on the planned attack by one Oba Agboyi Town and Rasheed Olasunkanmi Aminu (+234 7069464750 / +234 8033070958) of N04, Alexandra Chuckwuemeka Street,Oko-Agbon,Agboyi Island,Ketu, Lagos State, including the so Call Baale “Oko-Agbon” Town with Phone Number (+234 8032515141).
But because the DPO, Alapere Police Station and Commissioner of Police (CP)refused to act following the official report to them, this gave Rasheed Aminu and his co-travellers audacity to act the script of descending on the harmless woman by beaten her to a pomp with a dangerous weapon where the innocent woman sustained body injuries before She was rushed to unknown hospital for emergency treatment.
Explaining the dastard incident through a statement on Monday, CHRSJ’s Executive Chairman, Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman, stressed that the violent physical attacked, peculiar/indecent assault and insult, breaking and entry,willful/malicious damaged, unwarranted ejection, stealing and attempted murder with the violation of fundamental human rights of Madam Akanni and her children were orchestrated by Rasheed Aminu, Baale Oko-Agbon and Oba Agboyi Town for refusing to vacate her Hunsband residential building in the community.
He further explained that the property including her phone were damaged by the hoodlums coordinated by two soldiers hired by Rasheed Aminu, Baale Oko-Agbon and Oba Agboyi Town, adding that the Soldiers acted in contrary to the section(217) of the (1999) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).
He took a swipe at the action of the State Commissioner of Police for refusing to pick all the emergency calls put to him severally and as well directing his PPRO (Muyiwa Adejobi) not to pick his call too, when the action of the hoodlums was threatening the peace and security of the fellow innocent human being.
According to him, “As a human rights body, we will not fold our arms and allow the tax payer officers to breach public spirited service contract to the Nigeria masses”.
Sulaiman who doubles as the Convener, Save Lagos Group (SLG), therefore, called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Adamu Muhammed, Chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC) Alhaji Musliu Smith, Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and other concerns authority to wade into this matter before snowball into an uncontrollable crisis, calling for the immediate arrest of the Rasheed Aminu,Oba Agboyi with Baale of Oko-Agbon Town, the two soldiers and their hoodlums for proper investigation and possible prosecution.
He submitted that the human rights organization would soon write the appropriate authorities to report the whole scenario for necessary action in order to save the life of the innocent woman and his children.
Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman,
Executive Chairman, CHRSJ
+234 8038591504 /+234 8022697573