Your Call for Revolution Amounts to Treasonable Felony, IGP Tells Sowore

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Saturday in Abuja reacted to a video circulating on the social media by the “s,” inciting Nigerians, home and abroad, to join a planned “revolution” march against the Federal Government on August 5, with the sole aim of forcing a regime change in the country.

Picture Mix: Nigerian Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu(Left) and Sowore Omoyele (Right).

Adamu unequivocally said such a call “amounts to treasonable felony and acts of terrorism and will therefore not stand idly-by and watch any individual or group in the society cause anarchy in the land.”

While acknowledging the rights of Nigerians to embark on protest, the police chief noted that

“such rights should not translate to a violent and forceful change of government which clearly is the meaning of revolution.”

He added that Nigeria is a democratic republic and has well-defined processes for change of government, exercised periodically during various cycle of elections.

Adamu, in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, warned

“the organisers, sponsors, allies, supporters, associates and sympathisers of the group ‘Global Coalition…”.

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