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June 12 Protest: Nigerian States That Have Banned Protests

June 12 Protest: Nigerian States That Have Banned Protests

June 12 Protest: Nigerian States That Have Banned Protests

  • June 12 marks Democracy day in Nigeria, a day to celebrate the handing over of power from the military to a democratic government

  • Today makes it 28 years and Nigeria has struggled to experience true civilian government, with many being denied their basic rights

  • A June 12 protest has been organized this year to demand better of the government  and it may yet be hampered by insecurity challenges in the country

  • In this article, you can find the states where protests are banned due to insecurity

As we set out to fight for rights in today’s June 12 protest, we do so amid security challenges in certain states.

Governors of States in some regions of Nigeria has also placed a ban to avoid worsening the security situations in those states.

In this post, you can find states where the June 12 protest will be restricted to guide your movement.

Ondo State

The police in Ondo has promised to be on standby for any protest in the state today.

The Deputy Superintendent has stated that anyone that engages in any activity that leads to the breakdown of law will be arrested.

Kogi State

The state government has warned those planning to stage a protest to stop their plan.

Security Adviser Jerry Omodara to Governor Yahaya Bello claims that the government will not allow people disrupt peace in the state.

Rivers State

Rivers State Commissioner of Police Eboka has warned people planning to cause trouble with the June 12 protest.

Delta State

The Delta state government has revealed that no form of protest will be allowed.

Spoke person for the police Bright Edafe started that officers will be on ground to arrest and deal with anyone who goes against the directive.

June 12 protest

South-East (Abia, Imo, Enugu, Anambra and Ebonyi)

Activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has increased tension in the south-east.

The governors in this region have come together with the Minister of Defense Bashir Magashi to tighten security in this area.

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Police and other security operatives have been stationed across various areas of Abuja.

The permanent secretary of the FCT Olusade Adesola has revealed that security agents will be available to manage any challenges that may develop.

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