Army, police, NSCDC in show-of-force in Osun over planned protest
Security men in many trucks blowing siren were seeing moving along some major streets in Osogbo early in the morning.
They were also seen around Oja Oba, Osogbo/ Ilesha Road, Ogo Oluwa and Ayetoro Areas.While the security men in large number were on the streets in the Osun state capital, many residents that were leaving homes for their respective places of work, after observing the unusually large number of security men, openly expressed concern about the development.
When contacted, the spokesperson of Osun State Police Command and the NSCDC, Yemisi Opalola and Daniel Adigun, respectively, said the exercise was a ‘show of force’ to rein in those planning to foment trouble in the state.Opalola, who said the command had beefed up security across the state, further explained, “It is a show of force to warn anybody who is planning to cause trouble in the state under the guise of protest. We are ready for the task.”
Also, the state NSCDC spokesperson, Adigun, said beyond the preparation ahead of the June 12 protest, activities of cultists and hoodlums had made it mandatory for the security agencies in Osun to brace up and flush out criminals from the state. Read more: The Punch Newspapers »
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Nigeria Army and police are very foolish sit of people, go and face the criminals not the innocent protest This type of show-of- force might be part of the reasons for the unknown gun men. Blacks aren't reasonable enough. Show of force, always, only against unarmed citizens who had given you advance notice of a civil and peaceful protests. Intelligence gathering, to foist attacks from armed militia against the people, that one is non-existent. E Ku show of force ooo.
But when those in Nigeria were being robbed in broad day light nobody came to their rescue Our own Forces are Deliberately Set up to Wage war against those protesting peacefully, Not against the Bandits,Kidnappers and the likes And they are not ashamed of themselves abi? Why am I even in this country? Just why? The mentality is just beyond me
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