The Lagos State Commissioner of Police deployed his men to Igando when reports of suspected militants got to his attention.
The Lagos State Police Command successfully averted tragedy when it was reported that the state security arrested two suspected militants who planned to attack an area in the city.
According to the Daily Post, the police received an alert from the residents of the Igando area of the state, which prompted police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, to deploy men to the area.
This move paid off as the militants who reportedly carried fire arms, were arrested.
SP Dolapo Badmos, the spokesperson for the command gave a confirmation of the incident.
Badmos said, “Immediately, the Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, deployed more men to the area. Two suspects were arrested with some weapons.
“The security of the area has been beefed up; the command has begun investigation into the attempted attack.
“The police will find out who they are, where they come from and their mission.
“We advise members of the public in the area and other parts of the state not to panic as the police are on top of the situation’, she said.