LAGOS STATE POLICE COMMAND CONDEMNS ATTACK ON PARTY SUPPORTERS
- Launches investigation towards apprehending and prosecuting attackers
The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigations into circumstances surrounding attacks on Labour Party supporters who were on their way to a rally at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Lagos today.
Four injured persons were promptly taken for medical attention and are responding to treatment.
The State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) has taken over investigations into the incident from Ilasan Division which had earlier commenced preliminary investigations.
The Lagos State Police Command strongly condemns the attack and advises all political leaders to prevail on their followers to be law abiding and shun violence. The Command will leave no stone unturned to deal decisively with offenders in accordance with the law.
SP BENJAMIN HUNDEYIN, anipr, mipra
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
LAGOS STATE COMMAND
February 11, 2023.