June 12: Only peaceful protest will be allowed in Ekiti, say Police

The Ekiti State police command has revealed that those planning to protest on Saturday, June 12 in the state will only be allowed if their demonstrations are going to be peaceful.

It will be recalled that different groups have been mobilizing for a democracy day protest over the current situation in the country.

Speaking with Tribune Online, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Sunday Abutu noted that the command has made adequate security arrangement to prevent any breakdown of law and order.

He added that June 12 is a day set aside to celebrate the gains of the nation’s democracy, advising residents especially youths to be law-abiding.

According to him, “As far as June 12 is concerned, every security arrangement has been put in place and if there is anybody who wants to come out to do protest, we believe it will be peaceful.

“The police will not allow any protest outside peaceful one and our men are on alert.”


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