Police Ban Rally, Procession, Demonstration In Kogi State


Kogi State Gov, Yahaya Bello

The police command in Kogi on Wednesday announced an indefinite ban on rally, public procession and demonstration in all parts of the state.

The Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Wilson Inalegwu, who made disclosure in Lokoja during a meeting with area commanders, divisional police officers and senior police personnel, said that the ban takes immediate effect.

He said unknown gunmen attacked people at a rally being addressed by Sen. Dino Melaye in Lokoja on June 12 and the current tensed security situation in the state informed the decision.

Inalegwu added that the decision was approved during an emergency meeting of the state security council held on June 13 and would remain in force until the the situation improved.

He said no public rally, procession or demonstration would be allowed in the state again without comprehensive threat assessment report…

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