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June 12: Don’t protest – Gov Abiodun begs Ogun residents as protesters begin mobilization

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Because the nation celebrates June 12 as Democracy Day, Governor Dapo Abiodun has urged residents of Ogun State to not be part of any protest.

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Gov Abiodun feared that resorting to protest might breed violence, saying such protests might be hijacked by these he referred to as hoodlums and enemies of democracy, harbouring ulterior motives.

In a press release made accessible to DAILY POST by his new media aide, Emmanuel Ojo, the governor charged Ogun folks to have a good time June 12 peacefully.

This, he mentioned, turned essential to keep away from any act that might threaten the safety of the State and the nation at massive.

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In response to the assertion signed by Abiodun’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, it was said that “June 12 is a day for the celebration of democracy and “we should always not do something to tarnish the day and what it stands for.”

He famous that, “M.Ok.O Abiola, the image of June 12 celebration abhorred violence.”

In the meantime, some people are already mobilizing for the protest scheduled to start on Saturday morning.

Our correspondent gathered that the protesters from the three senatorial districts of Ogun State have agreed to converge on the NUJ Secretariat, Iwe-Iroyin, Abeokuta by 7am.

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