Recently, predictions of protests have flooded the internet. The hardship rocking Nigeria is becoming unbearable for its people and expert say they are sure that this will result in a great protest.

This protest has already started in some states, and gradually it is brewing in Lagos State.

Economic Hardship: Lagos Police Issues Stern Warning To Protesters
Photo of a protest

No one has an idea of where this protest, which is filled with anger and pain will lead to.

Hence, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Adegoke Fayoade, has sent a warning to protesters.


The police warned that the state command would not tolerate any form of breakdown of law.

The Warning

His warning follows a planned protest scheduled to take place in the state on Monday.


A statement was issued on Sunday by the spokesperson of the state police command, Benjamin Hundeyin.

In that statement, the commissioner said the warning was imperative.

This is because the actions of the protesters were capable of grounding economic activities in his state.

The police assured residents that it will live up to its mandate and ensure that no person or group of persons is allowed to infringe on the fundamental rights of others.



The statement read: “The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, has assured Lagosians that the Command has put necessary measures in place.

“This is to ensure the safety of lives and property, free flow of traffic and a peaceful environment for carrying out their respective lawful duties.


“This assurance has become imperative following news making the rounds about nationwide protests billed to start on Monday, February 26, 2024.

“This is an action capable of grounding commercial activities and obstructing free flow of traffic.

The Mandate

“The Command will 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.

“CP Fayoade, therefore, warns all intending protesters.
Anyone found infringing on the rights of other Nigerians will be dealt with in accordance with the law.

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“Meanwhile, CP Fayoade once again enjoins all peace loving Lagosians to go about their lawful duties.

They should go without fear of harassment or intimidation.

Furthermore, he noted that adequate security assets have been strategically deployed to ensure their safety and security.”


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