The Ogun State Police Command has threatened to deal decisively with any student involved in the planned violent protest by the South – West zone of the National Association of Nigerian Students over the recent hike in fuel prices and electricity tariffs .
The students had given the Federal Government a five – day ultimatum , which expires on Sunday (today ), to reverse the hike in the prices of fuel and electricity tariffs, while threatening to protest in some parts of the South – West states , including Ogun State .
But the police in Ogun said they had received intelligence that some disgruntled elements were bent on disturbing the public peace in some parts of the state , starting next week Monday .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Abimbola Oyeyemi , in a statement on Saturday , warned the protesters against the planned action.
Oyeyemi said , “ A group of individuals , who claim to be NANS executives , South – West Zone D , led by one Kappo Samuel Olawale, in a letter addressed to the command , has given the Federal Government a five – day ultimatum to reverse the recent hike in fuel prices and electricity tariffs.
“ It threatens to unleash mayhem in Ogun state after the expiration of the ultimatum on Sunday, September 13 , 2020 .