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Arrest, Prosecute LG Officials Mounting Roadblocks -IGP

IGPThe Inspector-General of Police Solomon Arase, has ordered state command commissioners of police to arrest local government officials who mount roadblocks to collect tolls from motorists.

Arase gave the order Wednesday in a statement signed by Force spokesman, CP Emmanuel Ojukwu in which he said that officials flouting the law would be made to face the wrath of the law.

The police boss said the order became necessary following complaints from the public that the LG officials were extorting money from them and disrupting smooth flow of traffic.

“IGP Solomon Arase has mandated all State Command commissioners of police to dislodge local government officials operating on the highways in the guise of collecting tolls for their local government authorities.

“This order became necessary following complaints and reports of disruption of smooth flow of traffic, extortion and harassment of motorists on the highways.

“Henceforth, any local government staff found wanting in this regard would be made to face the full weight of the law,” Ojukwu said.

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