Cable vandals responsible for power outage on streets of Lagos arrested
Officials of the Lagos State Government have apprehended and paraded two vandals for allegedly stealing street light cables.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that these vandals operate mostly at midnights.
This incident was disclosed by the Lagos state electricity board and linked the suspects to the outage of power within a short space of time lighting up roads.
The Board revealed that vandals would pretend to be technicians while carrying out the illegal act and advised Lagosians to be more careful.
The statement released by Lagos State Electricity Board reads thus;
“One of the numerous challenges we face with sustaining the provision of street lights in some areas in Lagos is the vandilization of cables and equipments. We often realize there’s outage of power within a short space of time of lighting up roads
“These cable vandals operate mostly at midnight and sometimes pretend to be technicians. We urge Lagosians to be conscious and vigilant. It is a collective responsibility to ensure sustainability of government property.