BY LEVI JOHNSON
Yoruba Self-Determination Groups has vowed to proceed on the planned rally for the Yoruba Nation slated for Saturday 3, 2021, adding, it’s the duty of the Police to ensure the rally is not hijacked by hoodlums.
This was contained in its letter to Sanwo-Olu, Odumosu, Saying the Police must protect the protesters and ensure the rally is not hijacked by anyone.
In a statement by Ilana Omo Oodua, (IOO) Communications Manager, Mr Maxwell Adeleye, said: “Our rally scheduled to hold on Saturday will still hold without any fear or intimidation and we promise to be peaceful like we have always been.
“We have been peaceful, orderly and lawful at everywhere we have visited, therefore, we call on the Lagos State Police Command to ensure that the rally is not hijacked by hoodlums.
“It is the duty of the Police to safeguard our peaceful demonstration and protect us. On our own part, we promise to cooperate with the police towards ensuring that the rally is peaceful and orderly.”
Recall that the Lagos State government and Police Command, had on Thursday, insisted that no rally, under any guise, will be held in the state following intelligence reports that there are plans to hijack the rally by hoodlums.