Police to Crush Attempts to Cause Post-Election Trouble in Lagos — the Lagos State Police Command has threatened to crush attempts to cause post-election trouble in Lagos in the wake of the 2023 presidential and national assembly election.
This threat was issued after insinuations continue to swirl around, especially on social media, over the possibility of a post-election crisis in the state by the people who may want to express their dissatisfaction through violent means.
Reacting to the threat, the Lagos state police command through its Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, said that the police are aware of the plans of some people to foment trouble and wreak havoc in Lagos state in the aftermath of the election.
He noted that intelligence reports have confirmed the suspicion of the force, adding that the police election security architecture is still active and will be deployed to deal with the planned violence.
Hundeyin who state these in a post on his Twitter page also appealed to Lagosians to remain law-abiding as the police are ready to maintain law and order in the state.
The tweet reads: “Available intel suggests some people have concluded plans to foment trouble and wreak havoc. Kindly note that such attempts would be crushed decisively. Our election security architecture has not been drawn down. anarchy will not be allowed! Remain law-abiding. Be guided!”