JUNE 12: We Are Not Aware Of Planned Protest In Lagos — Police

Police Ban All Forms Of Protest, Gatherings In Lagos
Lagos PPRO, Muyiwa Adejobi

The Police Command in Lagos State says it is not aware of any planned protests by any group/groups on June 12 Democracy Day.

The command has also assured residents of safety during the June 12 celebrations.

The spokesman of the command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said this in a statement on Friday.

The statement emanated from the meeting of Commissioner of police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu and senior officers in preparation for the democracy day anniversary.

Information Nigeria recalls that controversy trailed the planned nationwide protests called by some activists in the country over challenges in the nation.

However, the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) on Wednesday, announced withdrawal of participation from the planned protests, citing security reasons for it.

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Odumosu said that the public should disregard such directives by organisers of the alleged protest for people to stay at home during the protest.

He, therefore, appealed to the public to disregard any sit-at-home order called by certain groups which is being circulated in the social media and go about their lawful businesses.