Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have foiled an attempted attack on Dangote Refinery, Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos.
According to the State Police Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Tuesday, Armed hoodlums numbering about 20, who gained access to the refinery through the lagoon side were repelled while attempting to cart away already-installed armored cables in the refinery on Monday.
The hoodlums on sighting security operatives fled the scene. One of the hoodlums was hit in the ensuing gunfire and died on the way to the hospital, he said.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has directed that security at the refinery should be fortified.
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