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No Room For Violent Protest In Lagos – Police

The Lagos State Police Command has warned against any gathering, procession or protest in Lagos State as it has uncovered plans by some unpatriotic individuals and groups to embark on the replica of the recent destructive and violent #EndSARS protest that left pains and agonies in Lagos State

The Command disclosed on Sunday that it has reliably obtained intelligence reports that certain individuals/groups have concluded plans to lure unsuspecting Lagosians, especially youths, into their planned protest which is proposed to commence tomorrow Monday, 7th December, 2020 at designated locations in the state.

The Lagos State Police Command, therefore warns and to re-echoed it while reminding the general public that the Government of Lagos State, businesses, individuals and security families still groan in losses and pains that the last violent Endsars protest brought about and cannot afford another bloody protest.

The Lagos State Police Spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi explained that Lagos State is still nurturing the wounds orchestrated by some violent Endsars protesters and not fit to accommodate such protest for now.

“In the light of the above, the Lagos State Police Command, therefore, warns those who might want to disguise under Endsars protest to cause another set of mayhem, brouhaha and violence in the state, to desist from such plans as the police and other security agencies will not fold their arms to see individuals or groups orchestrate another violence and anarchy in the state.

The Command also warns parents and guardians to warn and discourage their children and wards from being lured into any act, gathering or protest capable of causing violence in the state.

The Command reiterates that any unlawful gathering, procession or protest will be suppressed professionally in accordance with the provisions of the law.

While the police command encourages Lagosians and those who are in Lagos for their genuine engagements, to go about their lawful businesses, added that all hands are on deck to maintain law and order within the length and breadth of Lagos State.

Post Author: Friday Ekeoba