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#June12: Lagos State Police Command says it not aware of any planned protests

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The Lagos State Police Command says it is not aware of any planned protest in Lagos State to commemorate the 2021 Democracy on Saturday, June 12, 2021.

The Command, in a statement by its spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, also urged Lagosians to disregard the sit-at-home order called by certain groups, adding that security agencies have made necessary arrangement to maintain law and order across the state

The statement read, “The Lagos State Police Command wishes to state clearly that it is not aware of any planned protest in Lagos State to commemorate the 2021 Democracy Day on Saturday, 12th June, 2021.

In this regard, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, therefore appeals to members of 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 as the police and other security agencies have made necessary arrangement to maintain law and order across the state.”

Adejobi added that Odumosu on Friday, “formed special Squads to go after traffic robbers who have been terrorising innocent Lagosians and get the state rid of such miscreants”.

“CP Hakeem Odumosu equally released some crime fighting equipment and modern communication gadgets to the Squads for efficiency and better service delivery as some of the identified areas like Eko Bridge, Apongbon, Cele, Ijora, Ojota/7up, Mike 12, Surulere etc, must be cleared of miscreants and traffic robbers with immediate effect.

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