FG Denies Producing ‘No-fly’ Checklist Of #EndSARS Protesters
FG Denies Producing ‘No-fly’ Checklist Towards Members Of #EndSARS Protests
The Federal Authorities has debunked claims that it generated a ‘no-fly’ listing of Nigerian youths and individuals who took half within the #EndSARS protests in opposition to police brutality and extra-judicial killings within the nation.
The Federal Ministry of Inside made this identified in a tweet on Tuesday in response to a media report by an internet publication.
The publication alleged that the Nigerian authorities have began collating a no-fly listing of Nigerians that energised the #EndSARS protest final month.
Reacting, @MinOfInteriorNG wrote, “The Ministry of Inside didn’t, has not and won’t generate any no-fly listing. Ignore pretend information, please!”
It was earlier reported that the Nigeria Immigration Service on Monday prevented a promoter of the #EndSARS motion, Modupe Odele, from travelling.
Though the officers didn’t disclose the explanation for his or her motion, it’s believed that the motion was taken due to her alleged position within the #EndSARS protests.
Odele, had by means of her Twitter deal with, @Mochievous, mobilised her 219,000 followers throughout the protests.
She had additionally supplied free authorized support to individuals who have been unjustly arrested throughout the demonstrations.
Confirming the event in a publication despatched out on Monday, the lawyer stated she was on her solution to the Maldives to have fun her birthday when she was accosted by immigration officers.
Odele stated she was detained whereas her passport was seized by the officers and he or she was made to overlook her flight.
The revelation sparked outrage on Twitter with hundreds calling on the authorities to cease harassing Odele.
A former Minister of Training, Oby Ezekwesili, stated she has written the Nationwide Safety Adviser, Babagana Mungono, over the matter.
Ezekwesili tweeted, “At this time, I’ve written to Babagana Mungono, the Nationwide Safety Adviser of @MBuhari @NGRPresident to instantly retrieve Modupe Odele’s passport from the SSS and publicly apologise for trampling on her freedoms. Perhaps they’ll be clever this time. We’ll wait and see.”