The Ogun State Police Command has on Monday, cautioned youths and residents of the state against staging fresh #EndSARS protests.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told PUNCH in a telephone interview that the Command will not tolerate any ‘#EndSARS Phase Two protest’ as the country is just recovering from the October #EndSARS protests.
Oyeyemi stated that police officers have been deployed to strategic locations in the state to stop any gathering in the name of a protest.
He stated, “Our men are presently at Panseke, NNPC, Abeokuta, and other strategic points in the state. We got information that some youths want to stage protests across the state today.
“There is nothing to warrant any so-called #EndSARS Phase Two Protest because SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) is no longer in existence. Can you stage a protest against an outfit that is no longer in existence?”
The #EndSARS protests, which took place in October, were hijacked by hoodlums and it led to the loss of lives and destruction of properties across the country.
The demonstrations also turned bloody in Lagos on October 20, 2020, where men in military uniform allegedly opened fire on protesters at the Lekki toll plaza.