Story By Akinola Emmanuel
Following the recent killing of a lecturer in itori, Ogun State, the Ogun State Police Command has warned motorists with unregistered vehicles and those with artificial tinted glasses to desist from such act and do the needful.
In a release by the command through its Police Public Relation Officer Abimbola Oyeyemi said “the command has observed with great concern the reckless usage of unregistered vehicles and motorcycles across the State and the rate at which they are being used to carry out heinous crimes.”
“The most recent coincidence was the assassination of an ICT lecturer who was blocked at Itori area by gunmen using unregistered Lexus jeep.”
The Command warns that anybody caught driving an unregistered car or motorcycle will be dealt with and the car or motorcycle will be impounded while the owner will be prosecuted.
It added that owners of vehicles with factory fitted tinted glasses are advised to approach the Command’s Department of operations for tinted permit certificate, while those using artificial tinted glasses are advised in their own interest to remove them forthwith or face prosecution.
The command disclosed that Area Commanders and DPOs throughout the States have been directed to clamp down on those plying the roads with unregistered vehicles and motorcycles, and vehicles with tinted glasses without permit.
“As an organization saddled with constitutional responsibility of protection of life and property, the Command will not fold its arms while criminally minded individuals’ makes life difficult for good people of the State.”