Categories: Local

October 1: No Rally Will be Allowed At Lekki Toll Gate – Police

This photo released by the police on September 30, 2022, shows police officials patrolling Lagos streets.

 

The police on Friday said no rally will be allowed at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 1.

“It has become imperative to reemphasize that no form of rally whatsoever will be allowed at the Lekki Toll gate tomorrow, October 1, 2022,” a statement signed by police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, said.

“This emphasis has become necessary to enlighten Nigerians that might be misled into converging on the toll gate. A court of competent jurisdiction has ruled that no person is allowed to converge on the Lekki Toll gate for whatever reason.

“In conformity with its mandate to protect life and property, the Lagos State Police Command under the leadership of CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc will leave no stone unturned in ensuring total compliance with the court order and an emplacement of adequate security in the state.

This photo released by the Lagos state police on September 30 shows the Lekki-Ikoyi toll plaza.

 

“While the Command is not averse to the peoples’ right to freedom of assembly and association; and expression, the Command will equally live up to its mandate of ensuring that no person or group of persons is allowed to infringe on the fundamental human rights of others, especially the rights to freedom of movement and right to dignity of human persons, especially under the guise of rally or procession.

“The warning therefore goes that anyone found flouting the court order or infringing on the rights of other Nigerians will be dealt with in accordance with the law.

“Meanwhile, CP Alabi enjoins all peace loving persons to go about their lawful duties without fear of harassment or intimidation, reiterating that adequate security assets have been strategically deployed to ensure the safety and security of Nigerians at designated rally venues and across the state at large.”

Solomon Elusoji

Disqus Comments Loading...
Share
Published by
Solomon Elusoji
Tags: Lagos State Lekki Toll Gate October 1 Police

Recent Posts

  • Politics

2023: I Won’t Vote Any Of Atiku Or Obi If I Am Not Contesting – Tinubu

  The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has said that he won’t vote for any…

30 mins ago
  • Local

Troops Kill Several Bandits During Clearance Operations In Kaduna

Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed several bandits during clearance operations in bandit enclaves around Idasu, Fatika and Makera…

35 mins ago
  • Local

CBN Pegs Maximum ATM, PoS Withdrawals At N20K Per Day

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pegged maximum daily withdrawals via Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and Point Of…

2 hours ago
  • Business
  • World News

Developing Economies’ Debt More Than Doubled Over Decade: World Bank

    The external debt of developing economies has more than doubled from a decade ago to $9 trillion in…

2 hours ago
  • Africa

Morocco Ex-Minister Denied Release From Prison After ‘Adultery’ Video

    A Moroccan court has rejected a request to release a former rights minister turned outspoken government critic who…

2 hours ago
  • Local

Russian Court Orders Arrest In Absentia Of Ukrainian Ministers

  A Moscow court on Tuesday ordered the arrest in absentia of two Ukrainian ministers after they were accused of…

2 hours ago