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Emmanuel Udom-Managing Editor, Stephen Dijo Philemon-Deputy Editor, Janet Udom-Senior Correspondent, Precious Udom-Senior Correspondent, Williams Ita-Bureau Chief(Akwa Ibom/Cross River), Fabian Idoko-Senior Correspondent

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    Tuesday, 17 November 2015

    Tensions as police, soldiers take over Festac town over criminalities

     By Emmanuel Udom

    The combined team of fully armed police officers and soldiers in the early hours of Tuesday, November 17, took over major streets in Festac town, Lagos, south-west Nigeria.

    Our correspondent gathered that suspected hoodlums unleashed terror in Festac and its environs, shooting with reckless abandon, while the security agents were initially rattled.

    However, Joe Offor, Lagos police image maker in a statement was quoted as saying that following sporadic shooting in FESTAC early hours of today, 17.11.2015, and residents are advised not to panic as there has been heavy deployment of soldiers and police officers to the area.

    According to him, within the period some exercises may be going on in readiness for any untoward attack from the hoodlums.

    Meanwhile residents are advised to go about their lawful businesses without any fear as the command and other sister security agencies are on top of the situation.

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