As the sit-at-home protest of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)approaches, the Abia State Police Command says it will not tolerate any unlawful activity by the supporters of the group.
The warning was announced by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Ogbonna Geoffrey.
According to him, the sit-at-home protest by IPOB scheduled for Thursday, September 14 should not warrant any breakdown of law and order in the state.
He said the Police Command is at red alert and would not hesitate to enforce the law on anyone who dares to breach the peace in the state.
The police chief also called on parents to caution their young ones to desist from activities or gathering capable of truncating the peace being enjoyed in Abia.
“Do not preempt the law enforcement. I want to appeal to parents and other stakeholders to caution their youths against involving in activities that would warrant breakdown of law and order,” he said.
“I want to say that the Police Command would not hesitate to enforce the law to protect the lives of the citizens.”