The Lagos State Police Command has urged Lagosians to ignore the sit at home order by some groups.
In a statement by Olumuyiwa Adejobi, its spokesperson, the command says it is not aware of any planned protest in Lagos state and assured that necessary plans have been made to maintain law and order across the state by security agencies.
The statement which was titled ‘June 12: We are not aware of any planned protest in Lagos – Police’ reads;
“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.”
“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”