• IGP’s ban on public protest illegal, says Falana

    IGP’s ban on public protest illegal, says Falana

    Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described the ban by Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris, on public protests in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as illegal.

    Ibrahim gave the directive on Wednesday following a “clash” between the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigners and a pro- President Muhammadu Buhari group in Abuja, on Wednesday.

    Falana lamented that through the ban, the IGP had “exposed the federal government to avoidable embarrassment.”

    He said: “Sequel to the purported clash, the Inspector-General of Police had called […]