The Lagos State Police Command disclosed that security operatives foiled an attempt by gunmen to attack Dangote Refinery in the state
The Command said hoodlums numbering about 20 invaded the refinery located at the Lekki Free Trade Zone through the waters and made to cart away installed armored cables but were repelled by security operatives guarding the place.
A statement by police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated that one of the hoodlums was killed during a gun battle that ensued, adding that others fled the scene.
He said, “One of the hoodlums was hit in the ensuing gunfire and died on the way to the hospital. Investigation has commenced with a view to arresting the fleeing attackers.
“Meanwhile, on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, security at the refinery has been fortified.”