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  • Updated: October 24, 2020

Benue: You Have A Right To Freedom Of Expression - Police To Youths

Youths in Benue were commended for conducting a peaceful protest in the state by the Benue Police Command, stating that they had a right to freedom of expression.

Speaking on the peaceful protest organised by the youths and issuing the commendation was the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Catherine Anene.

She said, “The Command has already deployed officers at strategic areas within the state to ensure safety of lives and property.

“You have the right to freedom of expression as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution as amended as you have successfully communicated to the government without breaching peace. 

“The command is committed to ensure that you express yourselves in a very peaceful and organised way to prevent breakdown of law and order. 

“To this end, there is a deployment of police officers at strategic points within the state to ensure safety of lives and property. 

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“Members of the public are advised to give maximum support and information to prevent breakdown of law and order.

“Let me use this opportunity to commend members of the press for their professional and ethical conduct in positively reporting issues around the protest. 

“We must not forget that information is key in maintenance of peace.”

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