Terrible As Council Officials Arrest Pastor In Lagos Traffic, Collect N25,000

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Terrible As Council Officials Arrest Pastor In Lagos Traffic, Collect N25,000

According to a report by Punch Metro, a pastor at a Christ Apostolic Church in Lagos, Dr John Awe, has learnt about his new place of responsibility in a tough approach as some officers of the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area, made him pay a N25, 000 positive for an alleged visitors offence.
Awe, not too long ago posted to the state from Kaduna State, was arrested by the officers for allegedly utilizing his car to impede visitors.
He instructed City Round that he was going for a gathering with the district superintendent of the church on October 18, 2019 on the Ajenifuja space, when the officers accosted him at a junction round Mafoluku market.
The pastor defined that there was gentle visitors and one of many 4 males was on the highway controlling the visitors.
He mentioned within the course of, the official handed one other set of drivers, amongst whom he was within the center, noting that no sooner he did than two of them jumped in entrance of his car.
He said, “It is reasonably unlucky that I got here throughout this infamous gang within the service of Oshodi-Isolo LGA all within the title of visitors management. Their medium of operation is mischievous and actually, it’s a crime in opposition to humanity for one to be deceived, manipulated and cornered into an offence one has by no means dedicated.
“On that day, I used to be driving in the direction of Mafoluku–Oja. The visitors was shifting with none hindrance till I acquired to a junction, the place I met about 4 people scattered round on the highway working in opposition to each other in a recreation of deceit. One was passing the automobiles, the remainder spreading their web in opposition to harmless residents.
“As quickly as I used to be handed, two of them crossed my car and compelled me to decelerate. They opened my door forcefully considering they have been armed robbers.
“On the contrary, they started asking me why I decided to move when in the real sense of it I was on the move with other vehicles in my back and front. Perhaps they saw me as ‘Jonny Just Come’ in Lagos with Abuja number plate.”
The native of Ijesha in Osun State mentioned all his efforts to persuade the lads that he had not dedicated any offence proved abortive.
He mentioned the lads appeared pleasant with him and one in all them was assigned to comply with him to the council secretariat to verify if he had not been booked for a visitors offence earlier than on that route.
The pastor said, “One of them was assigned to me, taking part in saint, discussing with me as if there was no ulterior motive behind my unwarranted arrest. Lo and behold, I used to be respectively parked anticipating them to test their logbook for the affirmation of my earlier reserving or arrest.
“In a twinkle of an eye, the man that subtly lured me in disappeared into thin air. I was left at the hands of ‘lions and hyenas’ who were ready to puncture my tyres and that of others who were also clandestinely brought to the traffic division of Oshodi-Isolo LGA weeping and crying over the way and manner they were brought in and grounded their vehicles for no just cause.”
The pastor was shocked some minutes later when an official introduced a positive of N25,000 for him for obstructing visitors.
“Various questions started emanating from my mind, how can a moving vehicle cause an obstruction without turning to the left or right? How can a vehicle that didn’t park on the roadside cause obstruction? How can a vehicle that never broke down on the road cause obstruction? How do you force the citizen to vomit what they did not swallow?” The pastor puzzled.
He mentioned when he realised that the official wouldn’t take heed to his pleas, he requested to be led to the cashier workplace to pay the positive. The pastor said that his request was turned down as the person collected the cash from him and gave him a receipt.
Awe famous, “I don’t know the names of these officers however I can determine all of them. I used to be pressured to cough up N25,000 for no simply trigger. Various people arrested have been additionally lamenting their ordeal by the hands of the infamous native authorities officers extorting gullible lots and failure to pay implies impounding your car.
“I was wondering who licensed the local government officials to be arresting vehicles. Who are they working for? Do we need to be extorting the masses for an improved revenue drive?”
He urged the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to deal with “the ugly incident” and prevail on the officers.
A replica of the receipt made obtainable to our correspondent indicated that the council partnered a non-public agency to gather ‘the revenue.’
A test for the title of the agency on the Internet revealed it as an Israeli-based firm that specialises in info gathering.
The Chairman, Oshodi-Isolo LGA, Mr Idris Muse-Ariyoh, couldn’t be reached for comments.

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