A Nasarawa State Police order has banned all forms of protest in the state’s thirteen municipalities.
DSP Ramhan Nansel, the command’s public relations officer, provided a statement to journalists in Rafiya on Sunday.
According to him, the step taken by the leadership was to prevent the collapse of law and order in the state.
“The Nasarawa State Police Command wishes to inform the public that all forms of protest are prohibited across the state,” the statement read.
“Therefore, all proposed protests in any form are prohibited.
“The Police Command has taken this decision to prevent a breakdown in law and order and to maintain the peace currently enjoyed by the state; as intelligence reports on security can no longer support any form of protest in the state.
“As a result, parents and guardians are advised to ensure that their children and guardians do not violate this order, as anyone caught will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.”
It is that members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, including women and youth groups, have been protesting since last Monday, calling on the Independent National Electoral Commission to review the 2023 governorship election which saw the outgoing Governor, Abdullahi Sule, emerge victorious. opinion poll.