Drama As #EndSWAT Protesters Storm Nationwide Meeting Advanced In Abuja
Nigerian youths who’re staging the #EndSARS protests have taken over the Nationwide Meeting advanced.
The Nigerians who’re protesting towards police extortion, brutality and extra-judicial killings, have taken their agitation to the Nationwide Meeting in Abuja.
The protesters stormed the federal legislative advanced of their numbers on Thursday.
Bearing the Nigerian flag and different placards that mirror their calls for, they marched to the Nationwide Meeting singing solidarity songs and chanting ‘EndSWAT!’ ‘EndSWAT!’
Nevertheless, armed safety personnel had been noticed barricading the doorway into the Nationwide Meeting beforehand.
The protesters mentioned their objective of demonstrating earlier than the lawmakers at present was to lament the extra-judicial killings by safety brokers and to demand justice and compensation for victims of police brutality.
Penultimate week, hundreds of protesters throughout the nation began protests towards the unlawful actions perpetrated by operatives of the now defunct Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Pressure.
And so, the police authorities in swift response to the general public outcry disbanded the SARS unit.
In its stead, the Inspector Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu, introduced the establishing of the Particular Weapons and Ways (SWAT) unit as its substitute.
Nevertheless, the protests and demonstrations haven’t abated however proceed to evolve beneath dynamic social media hashtags akin to: #EndSWAT, #EndSARS, #EndPoliceBrutality, #SARSMustEnd amongst others.