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JUST IN: EFCC beefs up safety at Lagos workplace over deliberate protest

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos State Command has beefed up safety at its entrance within the wake of a deliberate protest.

The Nation experiences Friday that operatives of the Lagos State Anti-Crime Outfit – Rapid Response Squad and males of the Department of State Services are among the many joint safety forces stationed in any respect routes resulting in the EFCC workplace positioned at Awolowo Road within the Ikoyi space of the state.

On Thursday, the fee’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale said intelligence on the disposal of some Civil Society Organisations confirmed {that a} former governor and two former ministers are behind the protests being organised in opposition to the EFCC.

This is coming after the fee had raised the alarm that some teams have been planning a sequence of protests in opposition to it.

A person on X.com recognized as #PidomNigeria had shared the calls for of the protesters – Concerned Nigeria Youths, in a letter dated July 4, 2024, and addressed to the EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede.

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The protest is because of happen with a hashtag on X.com as #ReformEFCC.

As seen by PUNCH Online, the calls for embrace, “Respect our fundamental human rights, Stop indiscriminate arrest and invasion of people’s homes/businesses in the middle of the night like armed robbers, Stop the stereotyping and profiling of young innocent Nigerian youths, Be more professional and civil in your operations,” amongst others.

The protest will happen in another states throughout the nation — Edo, Enugu, Kwara, Oyo, Gombe, and the Federal Capital Territory, amongst others.

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