Lagos Police Command Vows To Clamp down On Protesters, If….

Lagos Police Command Vows To Clamp down On Protesters, If….

The Lagos State Police Command has vowed to clamp down on protesters who try to impede the free flow of traffic while protesting.

This was made known by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, on Sunday.

According to him, the police are aware of the plan by some people to protest in the state and will ensure that necessary measures are put in place for the safety of the lives and property of Lagosians.

He stressed that nothing would hinder the free flow of traffic or a peaceful environment to let residents carry out their lawful duties.

This is coming on the heels of protests breaking out from some states on the high cost of living and soaring food prices which the demonstrators alleged were becoming unbearable.

The recent being in Ibadan as youths hit the street to protest.

The PUNCH observed that protesters gathered around the Mokola area in the state wielding placards with various inscriptions such as ‘End food hike and inflation,’ ‘The poor are starving,’ and ‘Tinubu, don’t forget your promises,’ among others.

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