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Bayelsa State Government Warns Against Unlawful Political Gatherings


Authorities of the Bayelsa State Police Command has warned politicians within the state towards political gathering that doesn’t have licensed allow within the state.

The police additionally declared that the ban imposed on rallies, campaigns or protests within the state nonetheless subsists.

THN Media, learnt that the choice of the Police Command adopted its earlier report of Thursday’s bloody conflict between rival supporters of PDP chieftains from the Yenagoa Native Authorities Space of the state.

The conflict, which threw the individuals of Kpansia neighborhood of the state capital into panic, led to the burning of automobiles and macheting of people and passersby.

It was alleged that the PDP supporters concerned within the bloody conflict are loyal to 2 camps of the State Commissioner of Well being, Newton Aguele/Commissioner for Training, Mild Emela and a member of the State Home of Meeting representing the constituency, Oforji Oboku.

It was gathered that some PDP Chieftains have been within the means of main some APC defectors to the State Governor once they have been attacked by supporters of one other camp.

The Police, in an announcement issued on Friday by its spokesperson, SP Asinim Butswat, warned politicians towards unauthorized gathering, rallies and procession.

The assertion learn

“The Bayelsa State Police Command needs to re-echo an earlier warning in regards to the unauthorized and illegal gathering of individuals or group of individuals, and not using a duly permitted Police allow”.

“This reminder has grow to be crucial towards the backdrop of an unpleasant growth, the place suspected political thugs clashed at Kpansia neighborhood on twentieth January 2022, resulting in burning of a automotive and accidents on some individuals”.

“The command hereby needs to state categorically, that it’s going to not condone any act(s) of illegality by any particular person or group of individuals within the guise of protest or marketing campaign, because the ban on rallies, marketing campaign and protest has not been lifted but.

”The command is soliciting the co-operation and understanding of political celebration devoted and members of the general public to adjust to this order, as it’s geared toward making certain public security in Bayelsa State”.


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