Barely 24 hours after the bloody EndSARS protests embarked upon by angry youths in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State, armed robbers have started terrorizing residents of the commercial city even in broad daylight.
Between the later part of Friday and early part of yesterday when the protests subsided, robbers have continued to operate freely, according to residents.
Reacting to the development, some legal practitioners in Onitsha, Sir Ben Okoko, Sir Anayo Emejue, Ejike Efobi, Maurice Efobi, Sylvester Eze and Chukwudi Nwokediuko, noted that protests are allowed under the law to express feelings but warned against violence during such protests.
Okoko, Emejue, Efobi, Efobi, Eze and Nwokediuko pleaded with the Federal Government to address the demands of the protesting youths as, according to them, what the youths really need is job assurance, good governance, police reform, security and hope for the future. (Sunday Vanguard)