FG Will get Critical Warning for Clamping Down On #EndSARS Activists
The federal government of Nigeria has been warned of the results of clamping down on #EndSARS activists and the freezing of their account numbers.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs whereas elevating alarm over the assaults warned in opposition to the searching down of Finish SARS protesters and promoters throughout the nation.
Recall that some widespread Nigerians who threw their weight behind the Finish SARS protest had been dragged earlier than a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Excessive Courtroom in Abuja.
An activist, Kenechukwu Okeke, had dragged these linked with the protest earlier than the courtroom for alleged conspiracy.
Nonetheless, the coalition expressed concern over the clampdown on promoters of the protest.
The coalition acknowledged this in an announcement collectively signed by the next, Centre for Democracy and Growth, CDD, Sufficient is Sufficient, EIE, Nigeria, Companions for Electoral Reform, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Useful resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Schooling, CHRICED.
Others included: Social Motion, Proper to Know, Attorneys Alert, Non-public and Public Growth Centre, South Saharan Social Growth Organisation, Companions West Africa- Nigeria, Centre, LSD, Linked Growth, CODE.
The assertion reads: “We categorical grave considerations concerning the rise within the stage of assaults focused at human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners particularly because the begin of the #EndSARS protests.
“This Coalition is conscious that the Nigerian authorities have stepped up measures to clamp down on people, organisations and company our bodies alleged to be the masterminds of the protests.
“More and more, protest organisers are being intimidated and coerced by varied state establishments.”
A few of the promoters of the Finish SARS protests had cried out over journey ban positioned on them by the Nigerian authorities over their affiliation with the protest.
Additionally, among the protesters had been arrested and arraigned in courtroom by safety operatives