Breaking: #EndSARS protest resumes in Osogbo

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Some youths under the aegis of Face of #EndSARS Movement, on Monday, held a protest in Osogbo, Osun State capital.

They marched through the streets of Osogbo to the Osun State House of Assembly, demanding an audience with the leadership of the Assembly.

The protesters led by Emmanuel Adebisi demanded good governance among other things.

Meanwhile, Armed policemen and soldiers have been deployed in the Lekki toll plaza, Lagos. Multiple eyewitness account suggests the security operatives were deployed around midnight.

DFN recalls that the Lagos State Police Command over the weekend, warned those planning another #EndSARS protest to desist as the move would be resisted.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, said any gathering or procession with an undertone of #EndSARS had been banned.

According to him, the protest is backed by “some unpatriotic individuals and groups, who are planning to embark on the replica of the recent destructive and violent #EndSARS protest that left pains and agonies in Lagos State.”

His warning came amid reports that the planned second phase of #EndSARS protests is billed to commence today in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and other cities.

Organisers of the protests, who have raised awareness on the social media, said the second phase was to demand among other things, the release of all protesters detained during the first action, unfreezing of all accounts frozen by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as a result of the earlier protest and a referendum.

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