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Yoruba Nation Rally Update: Police Takes Over Ojota, Lagos (Photos)



Lagos State Police Command on Friday has taken over the Gani Fawehinmi Park over a planned Yoruba nation rally by the Yoruba Appraisal Forum.

The police had said that intelligence revealed that the group was mobilising for a mega rally in the state on Friday despite the arrest of some agitators at the July 3 rally which took place at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park, Ojota.

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Onyxnewsng gathered that the police command, in a statement issued and made available to reporters on Thursday evening, urged parents and guardians to warn their children and ward against such activities in the state.


The statement titled, ‘Re: Yoruba Appraisal Forum’s Rally: Police Ban Rally, Warn Organizers To Steer Clear Of Lagos’ was issued by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi.

The Police and other security agencies in the state have been on red alert to prevent any unlawful rally and lawlessness in any part of the state, while parents and guardians are urged to warn their children and wards not to involve themselves in any such activity which may portend danger to the state.

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The ugly incident recorded at the Oodua Republic Rally of 3rd July, 2021, at the same area of Ojota, Lagos State, is still fresh in our memories, let alone the massive destruction of lives and properties experienced during the October 2020 End SARS violent protest in Lagos State,” part of the statement read.


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