Boy wanders from Jos to Lagos
A teenager, Israel Solomon, suspected to have fled his parents’ home in Jos, Plateau State, was found wandering around Ojota Bus Stop in Lagos by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS. The 14-year-old Solomon, a Birom, was wandering around Ojota Bus Stop when the operatives decided to call him for questioning. He said his parents live in Mango Junction, Opposite Gada Biyu, Jos. All entreaties to make him give reasons for running away from home proved abortive. Solomon said the bus that conveyed him from Jos got to Lagos late Sunday evening, adding that he passed the night sleeping under the foot bridge at the Ojodu Berger Bus Stop. Israel Solomon He explained that he was trekking from Ojodu Berger to Ojota when the officers apprehended him, adding that he had no relative in Lagos before embarking on the journey. Sources said checks on his body did not betray any evidence of physical abuse. He also could not give the phone contacts of his parents or any of his relatives in Jos. Solomon has been taken to Olusosun Police Station, behind Phillip, Ojota, by the RRS Team. A source said he would be taken from there to a station, where radio signal would be raised to the closest police station to his house in Jos.