Heavy Security in Ojota Lagos Ahead of Planned Protest in the Area

There is heavy security presence at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos, the proposed venue of the Yoruba Nation rally.

They mounted heavy presence to prevent any form of rally by agitators of the Oodua Republic and Yoruba Nation.

Organisers of the Yoruba Nation rally were yet to be seen as at the time of report.

Only journalists from different media houses were visibly seen at the venue.

Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, who visited the venue, charged up operatives and reiterated concerns for peace of the state.

The umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, led by Second Republic Senator, Banji Akintoye, had said there was no going back on the rally.

He said: “It is the duty of Police to ensure the rally is not hijacked by hoodlums.”

The Nation observed about 23 vans of security operatives including Army, RRS Attack, Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Agency, Lagos State Task Force, Cannon trucks were seen at strategic points and at the venue of the rally.
Below are photos by Efunla Ayodele

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