No it wasn’t the street traders that were badly injured, but the operatives. They were restricted and BEATEN! Yes, you heard me!! This occurred yesterday, December 6th at Ikoyi. And the Lagos state Government broke the sad news about 3 hours ago on Twitter.
”Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps were badly injured on Friday 6th of December, 2019, while carrying out enforcement on street traders along Queens Drive in Ikoyi, leaving three operational trucks damaged
”The exercise, which is part of the Governor’s mandate to clear the State of all environmental nuisance and infractions, was led by Deputy Corps Marshals, Mr. Ganiu Kazeem and Mr. Adeleke Adeeso
”Kazeem explained that the team arrived at the scene of the incident at about 1:45 pm but were attacked by staff of the Federal High Court with the support of private security personnel
”The Deputy Corp Marshal confirmed that some of suspects were arrested during the fracas, while the case was also immediately reported at the Ikoyi Police Station for further investigation
”He advised Lagosians to comply with the laws on street trading as the government would no longer tolerate the slightest attack on any enforcement personnel”