Political, traditional, and religious leaders are urged to preach peace by Lagos Police

Political, traditional, and religious leaders are urged to preach peace by Lagos Police

At the POWA Hall of the Command Headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa, today called a meeting of political parties, traditional leaders, religious, youth, and market leaders, media influencers, and other opinion shapers.

According to a statement, Lagosians had the chance to voice their concerns, identify areas in need of security, and suggest strategies that would help stop any form of violence in the state during the meeting that was called to address security concerns within the state following the Presidential Election and in light of the upcoming Gubernatorial Election.

The Commissioner of Police reminded influential people that, they have an important role in setting an example and can help ensure that peace is maintained by speaking out against any form of violence or aggression.

CP Idowu Owohunwa also charged stakeholders in the state to eschew violence and preach peace, tolerance and rule of law to their teaming followers. He equally gave the assurance that the Command will not hesitate to protect law-abiding citizens and deal with trouble makers in accordance with the law.

Some attendees at the stakeholders meeting include: Barrister Femi Falana SAN, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, Barrister Monday Ubani (NBA Chairman Ikeja), Eze Ndigbo of Alimosho, Igwe Lawrence, Eze Ndigbo of Ikeja, Eze Uche Dimgba, Alhaji Suleiman Baba, representing the Arewa Council of Chiefs, Barrister Yinka Oguntimehin, Mr. Mobolaji Olusegun, Chairman of the Inter Party Advisory Council, Mr Folarin Falana aka Falz, Debo Adedayo aka Mr Makaroni amongst others.


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