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General News of Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Source: www.mynigeria.com

End SARS: Speaker Gbajabiamila secures release of arrested protesters

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives has secured the release of arrested #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State.

Recall that on Monday, the protest against police brutality had continued in Lagos and some parts of the country, with protesters blocking major roads calling for a total reform of the force, Information Nigeria said.

Some of the protesters, who came out in Lekki, Yaba, Surulere, were arrested by police officers and detained.

Nigerians called out to the Speaker to secure the release of protesters within the Federal Constituency he represented after several attempts to get them released failed.

Reacting to the development, the Speaker stated that he will ensure that the rights of the protesters are not violated in a post on Twitter.

Please let’s all remain calm. I promise we are on top of this and will keep you updated.

Hours after making the promise, he revealed that all the protesters have been bailed out of detention.

We have been able to secure the release of
1. Okara Nkem
2 Ayodeji Ayeni
3 Nduka Treasure
4 Adeola Adebayo
5 Adetifa Olanrewaju Samuel

The 6th detained person ADEMOLA OJABODU was transferred to Panti police station and all will be done to effect his release too.



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