The Nigerian Police Force, Oyo State Command has warned the state to stay clear of the planned protest in Ibadan.
The protest tagged: “Revolution’ March Against the Federal Government of Nigeria,” greeted Lagos in mixed feelings on Monday morning.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relation Officer of the command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, which was made available to journalists on Monday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
According to the statement, “The commissioner of police in Oyo State, Shina Olukolu wishes to inform the entire citizens of this state to disregard the above captioned message and video trending on the social media being circulated by a faceless group called “Global Dilation for Security and Democracy in Nigeria and other”.
“It is an illegal group attempting to incite the generality of the people to join a planned ‘Revolution’ March Against the Federal Government of Nigeria today Monday 5th August, 2019 mainly to force a regime key change in the country. This is against the law of the land.”
The Commissioner of Police equally admonished parents/guardians to ward their children/, wards to stay clear of this planned protest which is not only criminal but an act that is inimical and injurious to our cooperate interest and collective existence.
The statement reads further that “The Police in Oyo State will not fold its arms and allow any individual or group to create anarchy, chao and acts that can leads breakdown of law and order.
Olukolu however urged all the peace loving people of the state to go about their lawful business without any fear of molestation or threat from any individual or groups, as adequate security measures have been put in place to respond adequately to any security threats from any quarters or group who may be bent on disturbing the relative peace and transquility being enjoyed by law abiding citizen of Oyo State.