Lagos Intercepts Truck Carrying Motorcycles, 123 Persons

Channels Television  
Updated August 31, 2019


Security operatives in Lagos, have intercepted a truck carrying 123 persons and 48 motorbikes from Jigawa State.

According to a statement by the government, the truck was seized following a tip-off by members of the public who raised concerns over the way the occupants of the truck were seen to have been conducting themselves.

They were said to be heading to Alaba in Ojo Local Government Area of the state, after which the truck would return to the North to bring in another set.

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The suspects have been detained at the office of the Lagos State Environment Sanitation and Special Offenses Taskforce, where investigations would take place.

One of the detained passengers, Shuaibu Haruna, claimed that he had left Jigawa State with his motorcycle to work in Lagos to enable him to cater for his family.