Heavy security presence over planned rally in Lagos

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Security operatives have cordoned off the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos over a planned rally.

The Nation observed scores of armed security men, including , RRS operatives, Task Force and Lagos State Neighborhood Security Watch (LNSC) were stationed at strategic points to any rally.

Police water cannon, vans, black maria and armoured RRS tanks were also sighted at the venue of the proposed rally.

There is traffic girdlock in Ojota and surrounding areas over roadblocks mounted at the section leading to the park.

It was gathered a non-government , Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) had planned a peace rally for Friday.

But Lagos Police Command had warned the forum against holding any rally in the State.

The Lagos police spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement , citing security concerns and third wave of -19.

Details shortly…