Mohbad: Police speaks on dispersal of crowd at Lekki Toll Gate | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Lagos State Police Command has explained why it dispersal of the crowd at Lekki Toll Gate on Thursday during the candlelight procession of the late musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba known as Mohbad.

The Lagos Police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Friday, said there had been false narratives making the rounds in relation to the dispersal of the crowd who attended the event.

“It is instructive to note that the Lagos State Police Command had an agreement with the organizers of the candle light procession that it was to end at 8pm latest and should terminate at Muri Okunola, Victoria Island,” Hundeyin said.

“It was clearly stated for avoidance of doubt that in the interest of all Lagosians and considering the heavy use of the Lekki-Epe Expressway, the Lekki Toll Gate would be a no-go area.

“It, however, became disconcerting that after the procession duly ended at Muri Okunola park as agreed, with the police providing optimal…

Source: Guardian Newspaper