The governor of Rivers State, Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike who has finally joined the protest in his State said that no state has suffered in the hands of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) like Rivers State.
The governor who announced the ban of peaceful protest within the state defied by the residents I’m the state disclosed this in his speech to the protesters at the Rivers government house after seven hours of peaceful protest. He further pledged to protect the lives of the residents while protesting.
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Meanwhile,the protest which ended peacefully immediately the governor spoke will be continued tomorrow as the protesters vowed to continue. Wike in his speech also assured the citizens that he will never support SARS but he will strongly fight for the total reform of Nigeria Police.
In another development, Nigerian citizens who planned to protest at the national assembly in Abuja were held at the Secretariat road junction by the Nigerian Army. It was also gathered that the protesters was beaten by the Nigerian Army, cameras and other gadgets were said to be destroyed as well.
— Oyo Gist (@oyogist) October 13, 2020