Gentlemen of the Press, sequel to the violent crisis that broke out allegedly between commercial motorcyclists and members of NURTW around Iyana Iba Market near LASU earlier today, the Commanding Officer 149 Battalion Ojo received a request for support from the Divisional Police Station Ojo.
The Commanding Officer sought and obtain the permission of the outgoing Commander 9 Brigade who is also the Coordinator of Operation MESA (a joint internal security outfit) in Lagos State Brigadier General Sale Kawugana who was on visit to Ojo Cantonment to draft soldiers on Operation MESA to the scene to assist the Police restore law and order as well as protect lives and properties of innocent citizens.
The soldiers in conjunction with the Police immediately moved to the scene and successfully restored normalcy to the area to the admiration of many peace-loving citizens and motorists plying the Ojo – Badagry Express Road.
The Commander also directed the soldiers to remain patrolling the area in conjunction with the Police until full normalcy and commercial activities are restored in the area.
Thanks for your usual support and understanding.