Police warns Obi’s supporters to stay away from Lekki Toll Gate

The Lagos State Police Command has warned the supporters of the Labour Celebration presidential candidate, Peter Obi, to steer clear of the Lekki Toll Gate on Saturday.

Supporters of the previous Anambra State governor deliberate to carry the ObiDatti23 Ahead Ever Rally in Lagos on Saturday.

The Federal Excessive Court docket, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the Labour Celebration and its supporters to not converge on the Lekki Toll-Gate for the deliberate rally.

The court docket, nonetheless, allowed them to cross by the placement for his or her rally as a substitute of gathering there.

The command gave the warning in an announcement issued on Friday by its spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin.

He stated: “It has develop into crucial to re-emphasise that no type of rally by any means might be allowed on the Lekki Toll gate tomorrow.

“This emphasis has develop into essential to enlighten Nigerians that is likely to be misled into converging on the toll gate.

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“A court docket of competent jurisdiction has dominated that no individual is allowed to converge on the Lekki Toll gate for no matter cause.”

Hundeyin stated the State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has ordered the prosecution of anyone who disobey the court docket’s order.

He added: “In conformity with its mandate to guard life and property, CP Alabi will go away no stone unturned in guaranteeing whole compliance with the court docket order and an emplacement of ample safety within the state.

“Whereas the Command will not be averse to the peoples’ proper to freedom of meeting and affiliation; and expression, the Command will equally stay as much as its mandate of guaranteeing that no individual or group of individuals is allowed to infringe on the basic human rights of others. particularly rights to freedom of motion and the appropriate to dignity of human individuals.

“The warning, due to this fact, goes that anybody discovered flouting the court docket order or infringing on the rights of different Nigerians might be handled in accordance with the regulation.”

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