The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday, paraded some protesters arrested during the Yoruba nation, Oodua Republic demonstration around the Gani Fawehimi Freedom Park on Saturday.
Speaking at the command headquarters yesterday, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said 49 suspects were arrested for violating the ban on rallies in the state.
He said: “The press briefing is on what happened on Saturday during the Oodua Republic Mega Rally. The Lagos State Government and the police command kicked against any rally of any kind in the state due to the intelligence report gathered about the rally.
“We advised the demonstrators to steer clear of Lagos State due to the fact that it could not afford another loss that was incurred during the #EndSARS.
“Yesterday, some people came to foment trouble in the state during the rally and the command arrested 49 suspects during the rally. The suspects would be handed to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, for discreet investigation and prosecution.”