Latest News (Foreign/Local) - Entertainment - Beauty Tips - Inspirations - Events- Latest Gist and Gossip.

Thursday, 1 October 2020

Over 30 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested In Lagos On Independence Day


Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Lagos to demand an end to bad governance in Nigeria on the occasion of its 60th Independence and at least 30 of those protesters have been arrested by the security personnel.

 

The demonstrators told newsmen that they were members of #RevolutionNow protesters.


Some members of the group, including the organizer, Omoyele Sowore, were arrested last year by the Federal Government for carrying out a similar protest.

Over 30 arrested as #RevolutionNow protesters storm Lagos streets on Independence day to demand end to bad governance

 

During today's protest in Lagos, Nigerian security officers stormed the area and took at least 30 of them into custody.

Over 30 arrested as #RevolutionNow protesters storm Lagos streets on Independence day to demand end to bad governance

 

Similar protests are also taking place in some other states in the country.

 

Over 30 arrested as #RevolutionNow protesters storm Lagos streets on Independence day to demand end to bad governance

 

Reacting to the protest, Agba Jalingo “We are tired of Buhari and we want to tell the whole world that we are tired. Even with all the police mobilization, we are here to show them our determination to confront this government.

Over 30 arrested as #RevolutionNow protesters storm Lagos streets on Independence day to demand end to bad governance

 

"We are not going to be afraid of them. We will protest regardless of what they do. Nigerians are tired of bearing the burden that Buhari keeps piling on us, they must reverse the increase in fuel price, end ASUU strike."

Over 30 arrested as #RevolutionNow protesters storm Lagos streets on Independence day to demand end to bad governance

 

@1Nigeriangirl reacted to the arrests, writing: "The revolution has begun. You can only arrest how many? Kill how many? The people are fed up and the clock is ticking. Tiktok."

 

Over 30 arrested as #RevolutionNow protesters storm Lagos streets on Independence day to demand end to bad governance

0 comments:

Post a comment