The Endsars protesters in Benin, Edo State has attacked Police facilities as the protest continues.
Nigeria Police Force who regrettably disclosed on her official social media page noted that extent of damage cannot be ascertained at the moment.
@policeNG regrettably confirms the unfortunate attacks on Police Facilities – Ugbekun Police Station, Oba Market Police Station and Idogbo Police Post by persons posing as #ENDSARS protesters in Benin, Edo State, today, Monday, 19th October, 2020.
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) October 19, 2020
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According to the Force’s statement protesters carted away arms and ammunition from the armoury and freed suspects in custody before setting some facilities ablaze.
“The Force is doing everything possible at the moment to bring the situation under control, protect lives of innocent citizens and prevent further attacks on any other critical infrastructure in the state.” The force vowed.