Orile Police station on fire as hoodlums have reportedly hijacked the #ENDSARS protest.
Orile Police station has been set ablaze by suspected thugs in Lagos video evidence shows. The #ENDSARS protest across Nigeria has taken a new turn this week as more and more violence are being recorded. It was also reported that three people may have lost their lives in the process.
Few days after Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari tried to assuage protesters by promising “extensive” reforms to stop the rising crisis of police brutality, another civilian was shot and killed by police during a protest in Surulere, Lagos State.
Protesters, who clamored for the dissolution of the SARS unit which the government has implemented. But the protesters are also calling for prosecution of errant officers and compensations for those brutalized during the protest as well as victims of police brutality.
Bola Tinubu in a lengthy Twitter thread called on protesters to half the street demonstration since they government were already taking action toward their demand. Tinubu noted that the government wouldn’t hold back on taking actions against any chaos that may disrupt peace in the country.