The environmental Taskforce team apprehended two manhole thieves while attempting to cart away the stolen manholes.
For many years, residents have complained bitterly of the disappearance of manhole of drainage systems in Festac Town area of Amuwo-Odofin LGA. .
The environmental Taskforce team apprehended two manhole thieves while attempting to cart away the stolen manholes from 401 and 512 roads respectively.
According to the Chairman of the Task Force, Otunba Marcus Adetifa in his statement said;
“The directive from the Mayor is clear, we are to make Amuwo Odofin Local Government inhabitable for miscreants like this. We have not only apprehended these ones who would serve as deterrents to others in such sharp practice, we have also been able to identify the buyers of the manhole covers. We will make sure that the syndicate-chain are prosecuted and the trade totally discouraged and unprofitable”