Police barricades venue of ‘Free Lagos Movement’ meeting

Police barricades venue of ‘Free Lagos Movement’ meeting

05 Mar 2019, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Policemen numbering about 30 barricaded the venue of a Free Lagos Orange Movement gathering on, citing security reasons for preventing entry into the Ikeja Airport Hotel venue of what organisers described as an avenue to review the violence that greeted the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceNigeria
State of OccurrenceLagos
Date of Occurrence23 Feb 2019
Security Agents InvolvedThe Police
Legal FoundationsSection 39(1) and 40 of the Nigerian Constitution
Rights ImplicatedThe Right to Freedom of Assembly, Expression and Association
Region of Occurrence South West Nigeria


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