Police Meet Mr Macaroni, Falz, Others Over Security Concerns In Lagos
Skit maker and socio-political activist, Debo Adedayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni and rapper, Folarin Falana, better known as Falz, have been summoned for critical stakeholders meeting over the unrest in Lagos recently.
Naija News understands that the duo and other concerned stakeholders were summoned by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, on Wednesday, March 1, to address insecurity in Lagos following the conduct of the 2023 presidential, senate and house of representatives last Saturday.
Giving an update on the meeting, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said a meeting with the persons to retain peace in Lagos before the 2023 governorship election became necessary.
“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa, today convened a meeting of political parties, traditional rulers, religious/youth/market leaders, media influencers and other opinion moulders at the POWA Hall of the Command Headquarters, Ikeja Lagos.
“The meeting, which was convened to address security concerns within the state following the Presidential Election and in view of the coming Gubernatorial Election, provided the opportunity for Lagosians to ventilate their concerns, point out areas of security needs and recommend strategies that would help curb any form of violence within the state,” Hundeyin noted in the statement issued yesterday.
The Commissioner of Police reminded influential people that they have an essential role in setting an example and can help maintain peace by speaking out against violence or aggression.
CP Owohunwa, who charged the stakeholders to eschew violence and preach peace, tolerance and the rule of law to their teaming followers, assured that the command would not hesitate to protect law-abiding citizens and deal with troublemakers following the law.