Police Issues a Strong Warning Against Plot To Obstruct Tinubu Inauguration On May 29
The Nigeria Police Force has issued strong warning to aggrieved political actors and other individuals making attempts to Obstruct the May 29 presidential inauguration from holding. CONTINUE READING…
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba, disclosed this on Monday during a press briefing in Abuja.
The reaction of the police followed alleged “utterances of some political actors and their current attempts at inciting public protests with the view to creating national tension” ahead of the inauguration ceremony.
IGP Baba noted that such a plan was concerning, given the ongoing submission of their grievances in the tribunal.
He said, “The Nigeria Police hereby sternly warns all political actors with subversion agenda and their collaborators, particularly, their foot soldiers who they are exposing to political radicalization and extremism to, henceforth, jettison their on-going premeditated attempts to create tension within the national space with intention of derailing the 29th May 2023 Presidential Inauguration Ceremony.
“Any such persons, regardless of their political affiliations who continuously engages in acts that are inimical to our nation’s democratic and security interests should not be in doubt on the firm determination of the Nigeria Police under my watch to closely collaborate with the law enforcement family and the intelligence community to defend our democracy, keep the internal security order stable and optimally deploy our common unique assets towards guaranteeing the successful conduct of the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony.
“Consequently, citizens are encouraged to be mindful of the antics of political elements who may want to manipulate their political passion to advance parochial, undemocratic and unconstitutional objectives.
“They should resist such, go about their lawful businesses and prepare to be part of the advancement of our democratic journey as patriotic citizens by freely participating in the inauguration ceremonies, assured that the Nigeria Police have acquired adequate assets to guarantee their protection”.
The IGP further encouraged the populace to promptly report any attempts by the misguided political elements to infiltrate their ranks and engender political tension in the country for appropriate law enforcement response.
The presidential-elect, Bola Tinubu is expected to be inaugurated on May 29, 2023 in Abuja. CONTINUE READING…