#EndSARS: Oyedepo backs protesters, says ‘lives have no value’ under Buhari




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Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church , David Oyedepo, has warned against the shooting of youths protesting against police brutality, extrajudicial killings, and extortion the country.

He explained that the youths have good justifications to , adding that killing them during the “is a sacrilege”.

He described the regime of the President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as the most “gruesome” the history of the country.

Oyedepo spoke during the service of the church, monitored by correspondent, Sunday.

He said, “Every man has a right, legitimately so, to express his displeasure and pains. Everybody has it.

kept quiet for a while because 2015 warned this nation, vehemently, consistently… because saw the dangers ahead and you can tell.

“The most gruesome season in the life of this nation is in the last five years, where lives have value, wanton killings here and there.

“Now, they have faced the youths; and because they don’t know who is next, they have a right to say enough is enough.

“Any that has value for human lives is irrelevant, if they are killed when they were youths, will they be here today?

“Now, it would be a sacrilege to shoot the protesters who are not looting, who are not ravaging.

“When you push a goat to the wall then you will know that goats have teeth to bite.

“It is a sacrilege to youths during a , this is legitimate.”

The PUNCH reports that protests continued Saturday as economic activities were paralysed in some places across the country, including Lagos, Abuja, and Enugu.

For instance, hundreds of protesters barricaded the Kubwa-Zuba Expressway in Abuja, grinding traffic to a halt.

While some of the campaigners blocked the Kubwa section of the expansive highway, close to the NNPC Junction, others were said to have also blocked off the Gwarimpa section, causing gridlock in the area.

Human and vehicular movements were also grounded Saturday roads in Nsukka town, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, as a result of the .

Also in Benin, Edo State capital, on Saturday, there was gridlock in areas such as Ugbowo, Ramat Park at Ikpoba Hill and Agbor Park.

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