Policemen to remain at Lekki tollgate until…

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The Lagos Police Command has insisted its men remain at the Lekki gate until further notice from the Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu.

Its spokesman Muyiwa Adejobi stated this on .

According to the PPRO, the police officers have laid siege to five locations the state apart from the Lekki Tollgate.

He said they would remain at the locations until further notice.

“Our are still at the tollgate, it is a deployment and we are working with an operation order and until there is a stand-down order of the operation from the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, the men still be there.

‘’We have arrested anyone today, there was breakdown of law and order, gathering or procession, everything is normal the area.

“But we are still maintaining our ground there and we have deployment about five places aside from the Lekki tollgate and our men are still on standby at these strategic places.

‘’We have police deployment in Unity Park, Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ogombo Junction, Adeniran Ogunsanya Junction, among others,’’ he said.

Ahead of the #OccupyLekkiTollGate and #DefendLagos protest scheduled for , 13 February 2021, Police officers were deployed to the Lekki Tollgate to ensure protest held at the plaza.

The police officers also arrested about 40 protesters at the location on the said date of the protest including popular comedian, Mr. Macaroni.