[NEWS]  LAGOS REVOLUTION PROTEST

[NEWS] LAGOS REVOLUTION PROTEST

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THE POLICE HAVE DISPERSED A CROWD OF PROTESTERS WHO GATHERED AT THE NATIONAL STADIUM IN SURULERE FOR THE ‘REVOLUTIONNOW’ MARCH.

THE MARCH WHICH WAS SCHEDULED TO HOLD ON MONDAY WAS THWARTED BY SECURITY OPERATIVES STATIONED AT THE VENUE.

A NUMBER OF PROTESTERS WERE ARRESTED AND TAKEN INTO A VAN MARKED ‘LAGOS STATE TASK FORCE’ ALSO, A JOURNALIST WITH ONLINE NEWS PLATFORM

WAS AMONG THOSE ARRESTED AS POLICE DISPERSED THE CROWD AT THE VENUE.

WHILE BRIEFING JOURNALISTS AFTER THE DISPERSAL, THE AREA COMMANDER TAGGED THE GATHERING AS UNLAWFUL AS THEY DID NOT OBTAIN THE NECESSARY PERMIT TO CARRY OUT THE PLANNED PROTEST.

THE LAGOS STATE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE WHO VISITED THE SCENE REFUSED TO GRANT JOURNALISTS INTERVIEW

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