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No protest should disrupt free flow of traffic in Lagos, Police warn


CITIZENS COMPASS —The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, mni, has warned individuals or groups planning to join the proposed nationwide protests billed to start on Monday, February 26, 2024. 

The protests are organised by organised labour across the federation. 

Spokesman, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, warned the protesters in a statement posted on his X Handle popularly known as Twitter, on Sunday, February 25, 2024. 

“The Lagos State Police Command has assured Lagosians that the Command has put necessary measures in place to ensure safety of lives and property, free flow of traffic and a peaceful environment for carrying out their respective lawful duties.

“This assurance has become imperative following news making the rounds about nationwide protests billed to start on Monday, February 26, 2024, an action capable of grounding commercial activities and obstructing free flow of traffic.

“The Command will live up to its mandate of ensuring that no person or group of persons is allowed to infringe on the fundamental human rights of others, especially the rights to freedom of movement and right to dignity of human persons.

“CP Fayoade, therefore, warns all intending protesters that anyone found infringing on the rights of other Nigerians will be dealt with in accordance with the law. 

“Meanwhile, CP Fayoade once again enjoins all peace loving Lagosians to go about their lawful duties without fear of harassment or intimidation, reiterating that adequate security assets have been strategically deployed to ensure their safety and security.”


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