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Police seal off Lagos venue where Soyinka is to speak on insecurity

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Police seal off Lagos venue where Soyinka is to speak on insecurity

Police seal off Lagos venue where Soyinka is to speak on insecurity
August 20
07:41 2019

The police have sealed off the venue of a symposium where Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, and other speakers where to address the state of insecurity in the country.

The programme organised by a group known as Coalition for Revolution (CORE) was billed to hold at 46, Ibijoke street, Oluyole bus-stop, Oregun, Lagos.

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, Affiong Affiong, a lawyer, and Femi Aborishade, an activist, has as its theme: “Democracy, State Repression and the State of insecurity in Nigeria”.

When TheCable visited the venue on Monday morning, police vans were seen at strategic locations around the venue.

A police officer told the reporter that he should leave the venue immediately.

Bala Elkana, spokesman of the Lagos state police command, told TheCable that he was not aware of the development.

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