The Police Command in Ekiti has described as barbaric and depraved, an assault on some police amenities by alleged EndSARS protesters within the state on Saturday.
A press release on Sunday by Mr Sunday Abutu, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, on behalf of Mr Tunde Mobayo, the Police Commissioner, confirmed that properties price tens of millions of naira have been broken by some youths through the assault.
Based on the assertion, the Commissioner of Police is disillusioned and sad with the motion of the protesters.
It talked about the Ikere Police Space Command in addition to the Ikere Divisional Police Headquarters, as amenities destroyed by the protesters.
”The command implore dad and mom, guardians and all stakeholders to warn their wards to chorus from participating in any type of violent protest, or act that might alter the peace of our pricey society.
“On Saturday, October 17, a gaggle of hoodlums of their massive numbers, within the title of protest, went wild and attacked Ikere Space Command in addition to Ikere Divisional Police Headquarters, destroying gadgets price tens of millions of naira within the course of.
”A part of the gadgets destroyed are; the Space Command and the Divisional Headquarters fences/gates, Space Command and Divisional Headquarters signal posts, about 40 window glasses, 4 automobiles parked on the station and the roof of a constructing near the station amongst others.
”The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP Tunde Mobayo, nonetheless condemns such assault on police properties and harmless residents, noting that the assault may very well be described as barbaric, depraved and uncalled-for.
”The commissioner hereby enjoins those that want to protest to be extra organised in a manner that ought to not have an effect on the rights of different members of the society.
“They need to be peaceable and mustn’t give room for miscreants to hijack such peaceable protest,” the assertion appealed.