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Oodua Republic Mega Rally: Lagos Police, Security Agencies Warn Agitators

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Lagos State Police Command and other security agencies, have embarked on Show of Force around Lagos State to confirm their preparedness and commitment to continuously protect lives and properties of the good people of the State.

This was made known through a press release issued by the state public Relations Officer (PRO) CSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI Maintaining that the step was taken to send warning signal to the organizers of the said “mega rally” or any group of persons planning to stage any rally or procession in the state despite the warnings issued during the joint press breifing by the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu and the Hon Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso on Thursday, at the Press Centre, State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja.

The Command and the Government of Lagos State had warned the organizers of the planned Oodua Republic Mega Rally, scheduled for Saturday, 3rd July, 2021, at Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park, Ojota, Lagos, to steer clear of Lagos State, considering the available intelligence reports on the planned rally and to forestall any breakdown of law and order.

In his words,”the Command and other security agencies, including the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, Federal Road Safety Corps and Department of State Services have however put measures in place to prevent any act of lawlessness, oppression and intimidation, of any kind, in the state on the said date, 3rd July, 2021.

” And beyond as Lagos State can not afford to record and experience the violence orchestrated by some individuals during the 2020 Endsars protest that led to massive destruction of lives and properties in the state”.

However, the command reiterated its stance that anyone caught participating or facilitating the so-called mega rally in Lagos State will be dealt with within the ambits of the law.

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