The Police Commands in Oyo and Ogun States have restructured security on Lagos-Ibadan expressway to fight increasing kidnap activities along the route.
The Spokesman of the police in Oyo state, SP Adewale Osifeso said in a statement on Thursday that Commissioner of Police Adebowale Williams had vowed to rid the area of undesirable criminal elements.
Williams alongside his counterpart from Ogun, Lanre Bankole, on Thursday undertook strategic assessment patrol along the highway and deployed personnel and assets to forestall further attack.
The statement confirmed that at the end of the assessment, the commands opted to restructure the security apparatus around Lagos-Sagamu-Sapade-Onigari axis.
The Oyo State PPRO said there would be joint intelligence-led surveillance, aggressive patrols, combing of forests alongside local hunters and vigilante members and other permanent visibility policing measures.
He urged the public to provide the police with timely and credible information on suspected criminals around them.