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No room for protest in Lagos – Police warns

The Lagos State Police Command has warned Lagosians to desire from illegal gatherings as some enemies of the state has planned to cause another mishaps for the state in the name of #ENDSARS protest.

This was contained in a press release by the police spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi calling on parents and guardians to warn their wards most especially the youths from being used by unpatriotic groups and individuals that are set to cause another replica of the descent destructive acts in the state again from December 7th 2020 at different designated locations in the state.

The statement reads in part:

“The Lagos State Police command wishes to re-echo and remind 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 occasioned.
“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 seeing individuals or groups orchestrating another violence and anarchy in the state.

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“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 wishes to reiterate that any unlawful gathering, procession or protest will be suppressed professionally in accordance with the provisions of the law.”

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

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