Police Vow To Stop Anti-Buhari Protest

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By Sadiq Umar – Lagos State Commissioner of Police Mr. Fatai Owoseni has vowed that the State Police Command will not allow the mass protest scheduled to hold in four states against by the popular musician Innocent Idiba, popularly known as 2face.

Mr. Owoseni has cited security reasons, saying the anti-Buhari protest would be hijacked by hoodlums.

The popular singer had announced his plan to stage a peaceful rally in protest against prevailing economy recession in Nigeria.

Fellow musician Davido and Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose have pledged to be part of the procession planned for Monday February 6, 2017 date when President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to return from UK, after about two weeks’ vacation.

The CP was quoted as saying: “Information reaching us revealed that some hoodlums are planning to hijack the peaceful protest. As such, we won’t allow it to hold in Lagos,” Lagos police commissioner Fatai Owoseni.

“We know that 2Face does not have the capacity to contain such a crowd and we will not fold our hands and watch while things go out of hand’’.

The singer had on Tuesday posted a video on his FB account, urging Nigerians to come out and be part of the peaceful rally.

“Things are not getting better for the majority, we are still where we are, poor and desperate. I will no longer be quiet’’ 2Baba stressed in the video.

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