In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 16th, October, 2020

#EndSARS Protesters Block Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

#EndSARS Protesters Block Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Protesters block Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Protesters block Lagos-Ibadan expressway

 

Nigerian youths have continued #EndSARS protest on Friday blocking the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and inflicting heavy gridlock.

 

The youths have been seen protesting towards police brutality, carrying placards with completely different inscriptions as they blocked the expressway.

 

A protester who recognized himself as Amaechi, whereas talking to Punch stated:, “We’re all right here on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as a result of there’s a nationwide protest for the soul of our nation.

 

“#EndSARS, #Endpolicebrutality, finish dangerous governance, and wickedness to the Nigerian youths. It’s time for the youths to take over.”

 

There have been protests in most components of the nation since Wednesday  final week by Nigerians, largely youths, who known as for disbanding of SARS, accusing the police squad of corruption, high-handedness  and harassment

 

On Sunday, the Inspector-Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu, disbanded the squad and on Tuesday, he arrange the Particular Weapons and Techniques Crew to interchange the disbanded SARS.

 

Regardless of the disbanding of the squad, #EndSARS campaigners introduced 5 calls for to the Federal Authorities, which the in a while Tuesday stated it had accepted.

 

The campaigners’  5 calls for embrace launch of all individuals arrested by the disbanded police unit and justice for victims of police brutality; establishing an impartial physique to supervise the investigation and prosecution of all studies of police misconduct (inside 10 days); psychological analysis of all disbanded SARS officers earlier than they are often redeployed, and enhance police wage in order that they are often adequately compensated for shielding lives and property of residents.

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However the protests took a contemporary dimension on Wednesday when hoodlums bearing cutlasses and sticks attacked protesters in Lagos and Abuja.

 

Gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday. Picture: Deji Lambo

 

Particulars later…

 

 

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