The Nigeria Police Force has advised pop performer Innocent Idibia (a.k.a Tuface) and his group to shelve their planned protest/demonstration in the interest of peace and security in the country.
The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, gave the advice in a statement issued to newsmen in Abuja.
“The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to publications in the media on the planned protests slated for February 5 and 6, 2017, in Lagos and other States by different groups, one to be led by the popular musician INNOCENT IDIBIA aka TUFACE and other opposing groups.
“The other opposing groups are equally advised strongly to shelve its planned counter protest/demonstration in the interest of peace and security.
Moshood said the Nigeria Police Force was prepared to employ every possible legal means for the maintenance of law and order; and for the protection of lives and property.
“Consequently, members of the public, parents and guardians, religious/opinion leaders and other interest groups are strongly advised to prevail on their children and wards, followers and adherents not to allow themselves to be used by any group to cause disturbance of public peace and break down of law and order,’’ the police spokesman said.