The Ogun State Police Command has banned the use of tinted glasses as well as unregistered vehicles or motorbikes, henceforth.
The police said it will begin to clamp down on anyone with tinted or unregistered vehicles or motorbikes from now on.
We reports that this is coming barely one day after the assassination of a lecturer DS Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori, Ogun State.
A statement by the Ogun police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said “the command has observed with great concern, the reckless usage of unregistered vehicles and motorcycles across the State and the rate at which they are being used to carry out heinous crimes.
Oyeyemi confirmed that “the most recent coincidence was the assassination of an ICT lecturer who was blocked at Itori area by gunmen using unregistered Lexus jeep.”
In view of this, the command warned that “anybody caught driving an unregistered car or motorcycle will be dealt with and the car or motorcycle will be impounded while the owner will be prosecuted.”
Speaking further, the police directed that “owners of vehicles with factory fitted tinted glasses are advised to approach the Command’s Department of operations for tinted permit certificate, while those using artificially tinted glasses are advised in their interest to remove them forthwith or face prosecution.