The Lagos State Police Command has called on the Chairman and the executive officers of the Nigeria Bar Association Ikeja branch, led by Barrister Adeshina Ogunlana to meet with the police high Command in the Commissioner of Police office in Ikeja tomorrow , to discuss the mode of the planned protest.
Police public relations officer,Mr.Chike Oti ,said the need for dialogue between the police and the NBA was not unconnected with the current security situation in the country and fragility of the peace in the State which could easily be compromised by unguarded actions.
Oti said :” The dialogue will enable the Command do a proper diagnosis of the impending protest and come up with an action plan that will address security concerns.
” The same advice goes to the SAVE LAGOS GROUP who planned to occupy the Government House, Alausa. They must see the police on this before further action please”
The groups had warned to ground the state tomorrow to protest the proposed hike in Land Use Charge and filling cost of case in the court by the state government .
NBA had described the proposed law as killing and anti masses and warned to protest till the government jettisons the proposed law.
Save Lagos group has also pledged to carry out a massive protest too against what it termed anti people’s law.