Abuja - The Nigeria Police Force has
warned striking Kogi workers against blocking highways leading in and out of
This is contained in a statement issued by the Force
spokesperson, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Olabisi Kolawole on
Tuesday in Abuja.
"Information available to the Nigeria Police indicates that
workers’ leaders in Kogi are planning to block highways leading in and out of
Kogi to advance their labour disputes with the state government," it said.
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The statement also said that extending the protest to
blocking highways would cause major traffic and security threats.
It further warned the workers to desist from such inciting
and provocative plans but to follow legal and labour procedures.
The statement added that failure to adhere strictly to the
warning, the police would deal decisively with anyone or group trying to
threaten the security or public peace.