Police ban protests in Lagos
The Lagos State Police Command has announced the ban of protests in the state.
This was contained in a press statement by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi,
The statement read in part, “Due to the new development of violent attacks on police officers and men and
formations, including innocent Nigerians in Lagos State,
and the 24-hour curfew imposed by the Lagos State Government with effect from 4pm of today 20th October,
2020, the Lagos State Police Command wished to inform the general public that henceforth no protest
or gathering or possession, under whatever guise, was permitted within Lagos State.
“In the same vein, the command also confirmed that the Orile Police State was set ablaze by hoodlums
today at about 10am,
the command also added that some policemen were critically injured in the violent attack.