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Lagos Police Command Reacts To Claims Of Planned Raid



The Lagos Police Command has reacted to a claim that there would be a raid on Thursday, February 14 and the following day.

The information regarding the raid had been making the rounds for days leading to a response from the command.

A Press statement from the Lagos state police command debunking the raid reads:

The attention of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni, has been drawn to the news making the rounds on the social media to the effect that the Command will carry out a general raid, on Thursday, February 14 and Friday, February 15, 2019. The  writer  went further to warn people not to keep late nights on the aforementioned days due to the so called  ‘raid’.

In view of the development, the Command wishes to unequivocally state that the information did not emanate from it and should be regarded as untrue.

The CP assures Lagosians of adequate security before, during and after the elections. He enjoins all residents to come out en  masse without fear of intimidation and exercise their franchise as the Command in collaboration with sister agencies has deployed 30000 personnel for the general elections commencing on Saturday 16/02/2019.

Lagosians are therefore advised to discountenance the information and go about their lawful businesses.

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