VIDEO: #EndSARS Protesters Defy Wike’s Ban, Continue With Proposed March




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The agitation against police brutality and extortion held on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.

This is despite the ban on protests throughout the state by Governor Nyesom Wike.

The protesters in their numbers converged at Pleasure Park, Port Harcourt, around 8.45 am to resume the protest.

 

They later marched around major streets in the city and lamented killings innocent youths and harassment by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Channels Television reporter at the scene the protest spoke some the protesters who in reaction to the governor’s directive said they have the right to protest.

 

“The governor said what he said, it is within my constitutional right to protest. We are simply asking for police reform and justice for victims police brutality,” Ms Okechukwu told Channels Television.

Governor Nysom had earlier on Monday declared in a statement that all proposed protests under #EndSARS campaign are prohibited because the Inspector General Police, Mohammed Adamu, had already scrapped SARS.

said that there is no need for any form protest against a unit of the police force that no longer exists.

Watch the video below:

Channels TV