By Lukman Olabiyi
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has gave security chiefs marching orders to beef up security over alleged plans to attack the state by terrorists.
The governor disclosed this while addressing the press on Friday, after his meeting with all the head of security agencies in the state.
Sanwo-Olu said he has read some news on social media about a threat of an impending attack on Lagos but urged Lagosians to remain calm and go about their normal businesses.
He reassured Lagosians of their safety and also stated various measures being put in place by the government to avert any security breaches in and around Lagos.
He urged all Lagosians to be on red alert and say something when they see something in there environment or anywhere , held that security is everybody businesses.
“In the last couple of days or weeks, there have been a lot of social media news and information about the threat of impending attacks on Lagos. I’ve had on a daily basis security communication with my security operatives.
“I want to assure our citizens that we are on top of the matter. We felt there is a need to have this important extended security meeting.
“At the meeting, we received a comprehensive report on what the current security situations in the state are. We have come up with strategies and interventions but I want to assure our people that our security men are alive to their responsibility to ensure the security in the state is not compromised.
“Our advice to our citizens is to be law abiding and go about their lawful duties and to say something if they see something. Security is the duty of all. They should utilise all the security communication that is available.
“We want to assure you we are not unaware of all the concerns that have gone round. The security operatives have given all the assurances to continue to make Lagos safe for all,” the governor assured.