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#EndSARS Anniversary: Youths Demand Unconditional Release Of 2020 Protesters

Participants of the #EndSARS Remembrance protest in Ibadan have demanded justice and unconditional release of all detained human rights activists in the country.

Addressing members of the public at Ojoo, some of the protesting youths including Yusuff Ajikobi said Nigerians human rights promoters and the victims of the 2020 #EndSARS protest had been denied justice.

While lamenting the incessant killings and human rights violation in the country, the youths said the federal government should guarrantee the freedom of the judiciary and desist from paying lip service to security matters.

They maintained that arrested protesters during the 2020 #EndSARS protests currently in detention should be released unconditionally.

Speaking on the protest, some residents of Ibadan, including Miss Debora Akanmu, Mrs. Adebambo Johnson, and Mr. Lekan Odewale said there was no need for the protest in view of the current security challenges affecting the country.

They maintained that the aggrieved youths should be optimistic that the panel set up to look into the fallout of the 2020 #EndSARS protest would dispense justice.

Radio Nigeria observed that the protest which commenced in the early hours on Wednesday ran through Iwo Road, Agodi Gate, Secretariat and terminated at Ojoo area of Ibadan.

Our correspondent also reports that aside placards carried by the protesters alongside solidarity songs that were chanted, security personnel were on ground to ensure that the protest was not hijacked.

Rotimi Famakin

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