Ogun State House of Assembly mace recovered in Lagos
The stolen mace of the Ogun State House of Assembly has been found in Abule Ado area of Lagos State on Friday.
The Lagos State Police Command, through its PRO, Muyiwa Adejobi confirmed the mace which was stolen on Thursday, was recovered around 8.30am the following day.
He further disclosed that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu is liaising with his Ogun State counterparts in order to get the authoritative symbol back to the House of Assembly complex in Abeokuta.
“The police operatives, who were responsive, worked on intelligence from the members of the community that someone in a moving vehicle, suspected to be Toyota Siena Space Wagon, threw out an object into the nearby bush and recovered the object which was later identified to be the Ogun State House of Assembly Mace,” Adejobi stated.
“The mace had been allegedly stolen from the House of Assembly complex, Ogun State recently. It has been handed over to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, who later instructed the DCP State CID, Lagos State, Yetunde Longe, to protect the mace and liaise with the Ogun State Police Command on the return of the recovered mace to Ogun State.”