Buhari: Police Warn Enugu PDP Politicians Against Violent ProtestsFeatured, Latest News, Nigeria 2015 Election Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu – As Nigerians continue to react to the outcome of last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly polls, the Enugu state police command has warned aggrieved politicians in the area against any manner of violent protest.
According to the state police public Relations officer, PPRO, Ebere Amarizu, the warning became necessary following intelligence reports reaching the police that some politicians, especially those of the PDP are planning to embark on violent protest over the declaration of All progressive Congress, APC candidate, General Mohammadu Buhari as winner of the election.
“We want to warn members of the public to desist from any planned protest of mischief by some alleged aggrieved political party and their supporters in the state.
“We are sounding this warning in strong terms, members of the public should be law abiding and channel their grievances if any to appropriate and lawful quarters”
Amaraizu, in a statement made available to African Examiner on Wednesday in Enugu said “they should also avoid taking laws into their hands as security operatives of the command working in partnership with other relevant security agencies in the state have been directed to identify and fish out those in this habit with a view to bringing them to book in line with the relevant sections of the law.
“The state commissioner of police enjoins all to be law abiding.”
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