Planned June 12 Protest: We won’t allow #EndSARS experience – Police warns

Agency Reporter

Abuja – Ahead of the June 12 planned protest in some parts of the country, the Ondo State Police Command has warned that it will not fold its arms and watch any protest, under whatever guise, in the state to degenerate to the #EndSARS mayhem.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Tee Leo-Ikoro, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone on Friday that the police were battle-ready to forestall any breakdown of law and order by any individual or group.

NAN recalls that several government property were destroyed by suspected who hijacked the against , popularly known as ‘EndSARS’, held across the country in October 2020.

Leo-Ikoro said that the command had deployed its men in all the nooks and crannies of the state to ensure that did not hijack any possible protest.

According to him, “we hear that some are embarking on a on June 12. We want to believe that it will be peaceful, as they have said.

“We must, however, warn anyone with the intent of causing mayhem or engaging in any act that can lead to breakdown of law and order or destruction of government property to have a rethink.

‘We are fully on ground and we have deployed our men in all the nooks and crannies of the state to maintain law and order. Any violator will be severely dealt with in accordance with the law.

“We will not fold our arms and watch any protest, under whatever guise, to escalate to the level of the last . We will arrest and prosecute anyone found culpable,” Leo-Ikoro said.

He urged parents and guardians to warn their children to desist from any act capable of causing mayhem and destruction of government property.

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