The Joint Security Task Force, Mainland Lakes Local Command, has asked the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for financial and moral support to keep its operations running.

This was announced by the president of the security team, Ishola Agbodemu, in a letter addressed to the state governor, the state governor’s chief of staff, Tayo Ayinde; Otto’s Oloto, Muhammad Basiru; Lagos Mainland Local Government Chief Executive Rasheedat Essien; and the president of the Yaba Local Council Development Area, Kayode Omiyale; on Sunday.

Agbodemu claimed that there were suspicions of thug attacks in the area, adding that financial aid would be an incentive for members of the security team.

He said: “Joint Security Task Force, Lagos Continental Local Government Command is a coalition of community-based security organizations created for the purpose of protecting the lives and property of the residents of the Lagos Continental Local Government. .

“As the holiday season concludes and the election approaches with suspected thug attacks, we have decided to be active and on the ground, across Local Government, to prevent any form of attack or violent activity anywhere.

“As such, we are writing to appeal and request your financial and moral support to keep our operations afloat and encourage members who would work tirelessly to keep Lagos mainlanders safe during this festive period.

“We are confident that your commitment to the safety of each and every one in the state will enable us to secure your kind support.”

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