Police in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, have declared Tajudeen Olanrewaju Bakare, President of the Supreme Body of Ogboni Association Worldwide, wanted.
Gatekeepers News reports that the development, according to the Police, follows the emergence of a video earlier this week showing a man wielding a pump action rifle and threatening public peace.
The command in a statement issued on Thursday by its Spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the CSP Egbeyemi-led Rapid Response Squad (RRS), working on actionable intelligence, carried out a sting operation on the residence of the man in the Surulere area of the State.
Following the raid, “the team found in the suspect’s residence three pump action rifles, one Beretta pistol magazine, one expended and three live cartridges and a picture frame of the suspect”.
“The suspect, Tajudeen Olanrewaju Bakare, narrowly escaped arrest and is hereby declared wanted.”
The Police solicited useful information from Nigerians that will lead to his arrest, promising that such information would be highly appreciated and treated with the utmost confidentiality.
“Any useful information leading to his arrest would be highly appreciated and treated with utmost confidentiality.”
The police command commended Lagos residents for their vigilance and prompt information to security agencies.
The Police warned all troublemakers to steer clear of the state, insisting that anyone found wanting would be treated in accordance with the law.