Lagos Task Force Removes, Arrests Street Traders


Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps aka Kick Against Indiscipline, dislodged and arrested street traders operating in different areas of the state on Wednesday.

This was disclosed by Kunle Adeshina, the spokesperson for the state’s Ministry of Environment, he shared the information with pictures via his X handle on Wednesday.

According to him, the operation was ordered by the state’s Commissioner, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab.

He wrote, “Operatives of LAGESC/KAI acting on the directives of HC MOE&WR on Wednesday Dislodged and arrested Street traders operating at the Oshodi Agege Motor road, Ikeja GRA, Old Secretariat, Suwebatu, Obanibasiri, Brown Street all under the Oshodi and Ikeja area commands.

“The arrested environmental defaulters were taken to the LAGESC headquarters and handed over to the appropriate section for further action.”

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