“We won’t allow any protest in Lagos” – Police sends out warning

The Lagos police command says it will resist any attempt to organize protest within the state.

This is coming after the #EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums.

This was made known in a recent statement by Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police public relations officer in the state.

He said the command gathered information that some persons within the state are planning to regroup for the #EndSARS protest.

See statement below;

WE WILL RESIST ANY PLANNED PROTEST IN LAGOS- POLICE

The Lagos State Police Command has vowed to resist any form of planned protest, procession or gathering under any guise or nomenclature in Lagos State  as the government and people of Lagos still nurture the wounds of the recent Endsars violence that wrecked havocs across the state.

The command wishes to inform the general public that based on intelligence gathering from relevant intelligence agencies, some unpatrioric elements or group of people have concluded plans to orchestrate another set of violence in the state in furtherance to the recent  Endsars violence, which has been analysed as dangerous and counterproductive.

Premised on this, the command, therefore, wishes to warn any individuals, group of students or any groups who might want to stage any form of protest, either “peaceful” or violent, or gathering whatsoever, to desist as the police and other security agencies will
collectively and tactically resist any security threats or threats to public peace which might be triggered by protest or protesters in Lagos State.

The Police command, emphatically, warns parents and guardians to discourage their children or wards from embarking on any protest in the state as the possibility of hijacking it by armed hoodlums to cause grieve and pains like the recent past is evident.

We encourage the general public to ignore any call for protest and go about their lawful businesses as all hands are on deck to maintain law and order and public safety across the length and breath of the state.

SIGNED
SP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI(mnipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
LAGOS STATE COMMAND
IKEJA.

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