The deployment of the Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants by the amiable Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, to arrest hoodlums terrorizing different areas in the state has paid off. Reports state that during the operation, the Police arrested a 24-year old most wanted and deadly Aiye Confraternity kingpin, Sikiru Samuel, a.k.a Samora, eight members of his gang in Ikorodu and recovered one double-barrel gun from the miscreants.
The arrest of Samora may have marked the end of his invincibility myths and violent crimes in Ikorodu and its environs. This was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana. He stated that the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, deployed a Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants to Ikorodu, to sustain the ongoing onslaught on cultists and other social miscreants in Ikorodu, Imota, Agbowa, Owutu, Ijede, Ipakodo and Owode Onirin.
The operation, which was intelligence-driven, recorded another remarkable achievement with the arrest of a deadly leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel, a.k.a Samora, at Imota area of Ikorodu, Lagos. DSP Bala Elkana said other members of his gang arrested are: Adegboyega Ismaila ‘m’ 19; Sunkanmi Shonubi ‘m’ a.k.a Napel, 19; Adigun Faruq ‘m’ 18; Rilwan Akinwale ‘m’ 30; Victor Uju ‘m’ a.k.a Zino, 18; Juwon Idowu ‘m’ a.k.a lighter, 18; Rasak Adebola ‘m’ a.k.a ‘Bobo’,20, and Kehinde Keshinro ‘m’ 18.
He revealed that the gang was responsible for series of violent attacks and gang violence in Imota and its environs. He said one of such violent attacks happened on 12th February, 2020, at about 0830hours, which led to the death of one David Nwanga ‘m’ 30, of Araro Adamo area. The suspects were handed over to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba, for discreet investigation and will be charged to Court after the conclusion of investigation.