The Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that the 158 protesters and members of the Otodo-Gbame community who were arrested for breaching public peace during their procession in Alausa, Lagos Mainland, have since been released.
The protesters according to the Police during their march, threw caution to the wind by blocking major roads and breaching public peace which resulted into serious panic by the members of the public. It later took the “intervention of men of the Lagos State Police Command to calm the situation restoring peace and order”, the Police said.
Meanwhile, InsideMainand gathered that those involved in the protest made to take an undertaken embrace and maintain peace in any part of Lagos they find themselves.
The Command, however, appealed to members of the public to henceforth ensure they hold protests in a peaceful manner while trying to air their grievances to avoid breach of public peace.