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End SARS: Police warn against anniversary protest in Osun

Posted by on October 11, 2021 0

The Osun State Police Commissioner, Olawale Olokode, has warned that the command will not allow a repeat of the year 2020 End SARS saga and as such is fully prepared to use all legitimate measures to avert such intending protest.

This is as the commissioner revealed that the command have been availed of credible information which revealed underground and nocturnal plans by some youths and groups of people to embark on protest in commemoration of one year anniversary of End SARS saga.

While calling on such groups that are planning such in the state and their sponsors to put a stop to the plans in as press release signed by Yemisi Opalola, the command’s spokesperson, Olokode also warned that the command will not tolerate any unlawful protests, gathering or assembly that will jeopardise the peace of the state.

According to him, “Last year ‘End SARS saga protest’ still lingers in the minds of Nigerians especially the Police and other security agencies which has caused pain, anguish, needless loss of lives and wanton destruction of public and private properties.

“Therefore, the Commissioner of Police has given marching orders to the Area commanders, Divisional Police Officers and tactical units to be at alert and nip in the bud any act capable of truncating the peace of the state.”

Advising the people of the state to go about their daily activities, he assured that the Command has taken necessary security measures to forestall any likely breakdown of law and order.

Olokode also called on parents and guardians to warn their children to be law abiding and desist from any such planned protests, gathering and assembly as the Osun State Police Command will arrest and prosecute defaulters.


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