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Lagos Police restricts movement from 6am to 6pm

2015-03-27 11:16

Lagos - The Lagos State Police Command has announced that there will be restriction of movement from 6am to 6pm on Saturday March 28, 2015 for the Presidential election.

The Police IG has earlier announced restriction from 8am to 5pm across the country, but the Lagos command took a new dimension.

Addressing journalists in Lagos, the CP Kayode Aderanti added that over 36 000 security agent will be on duty on Saturday.

Also read: Police warn voters against electoral offences

The Lagos State Police Command said on Thursday that 36,204 security agents would be involved in the   elections, including the NPF, the Nigerian Army, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, the Department of State Services, the Nigeria Immigration Service and others.

“Parents are warned to speak to their kids and wards not to be used to perpetrate violence. We’re ready to arrest such persons. 6am to 6pm is the restriction time for movement. There’ll be total lock down.

“Try and complete your movement before 6am. We however reassure those who are essential workers, that their security would be guaranteed,” Aderanti stated.

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