POLICE STAGE SHOW IN OGUN AGAINST #REVOLUTIONISNOW
A combined team of security operatives on Monday staged a show of force around major streets of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
The police said the show of force is to combat the #RevolutionIsNow protesters and prevent violent protesters from turning the state to a theatre of war.
Police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi warned against unlawful gathering, saying that police would deal with any act that could jeopardize the peace of the state.
“In Ogun State, we are on the ground and we are fully ready for any form of violent protest anybody might want to embark on.
“We will not fold our arms while this state is being thrown into confusion.
“The Federal government, the force headquarters, have made their stand clear about this revolution now protest. We want to make sure that Ogun State will not be used as a theatre of war. That is why we are having this show of force,” the police spokesperson said.
The state capital remain has however remained calm as residents go about their lawful businesses.
The #RevolutionIsNow protest is convened by the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), in the last general elections, Omoyele Sowore.