EndSARS: Lagos CP cautions against intended revolt

The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday, cautioned against any intended revolt in the state.

An announcement approved by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson, Adekunle Ajisebutu, indicated that the command had obtained data of an intended revolt to mark one year of the EndSARS revolt.

Ajisebutu instructed that the police would not pause to use all valid means to end the revolt from putting up with place pursuing the knowledge of the previous EndSARS protest.

He announced, “Credible understanding at the discarding of the command has disclosed private policies by some youngsters, individuals or organizations to embark on a revolt today in remembrance of the first anniversary of EndSARS.

“Lagosians and certainly Nigerians cannot afford to relive the horrible knowledge of last year’s revolt which induced pain, sorrow, unnecessary loss of lives and want the destruction of public and personal property.

“In view of the volatility of the present situations in the country and the breakdown of law and order which the planned protest might cause, the Lagos State Police Command sternly warns against any form of protest today.

“The command wishes to use this medium to warn the youth, groups or associations planning such protest to jettison the idea forthwith.

“The police in the state will not fold their arms and allow some misguided elements disrupt the peace and serenity currently being enjoyed in the state.

“To forestall breakdown of law and order, the police will use all legitimate means within their constitutional powers to suppress the planned protest.”

Ajisebutu also urged parents and guardians to advise their children against participating in the planned protest.

He said individuals or groups sponsoring such a protest were also warned to desist from such unpatriotic plan or face the full wrath of the law.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, assures all law-abiding residents of the state to go about their legitimate businesses without fear of harassment or intimidation.

“Adequate and additional security measures have been put in place to ensure protection of their lives and property today and even beyond ,” he added.

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