Accountability is the real problem of Nigeria; the leaders and the citizenry. As we approach the 20th of October which is now synonymous with Endsars Protest which started sometime in last October 2020 and climaxed on the 20th of October with the reported shooting of protester by the Nigerian Army as reported on the internet.
The planned protest slated for Saturday, February 13th over the move to reopen Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos State is generating tension in Lagos State.
It has been widely reported by the media that the sitting judicial panel of inquiry on #Endsars recently approved through a voting of its members the re-opening of the lekki toll gate which was the epicenter of the #Endsars protest.
Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has accused EndSARS protesters of plotting to destabilize the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. He made the claim during his visit to the Ondo State Police Command to assess the extent of damage done following the hijacking of the EndSARS protest by hoodlums.
A Magistrate court in Yaba, Lagos State, has granted bail to the embattled End SARS protester, Peter Eronmosele Adene.Sources had reported that Onomene Adene, sister of End SARS frontliner, Eromosele Adene on Saturday narrated how the police deceived her before arresting her brother.
Two policemen attached to the Afao Divisional Police headquarters in Ikere Ekiti have sought compensation for their damaged cars during the #EndSARS protest in Ekiti State meanwhile the chairperson of the Ekiti State judicial panel on police brutality, Cornelius Akintayo, has raised fresh concerns over abandonment of cases by petitioners.
The House Committee on Police Affairs led by its chairman, Rep. Usman Bello Kumo, at its budget defence session on Tuesday said the salary and renumeration of police personnel need to be reviewed upward.
The Lagos State government through the office of the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has directed the courts to release 253 persons arrested by the Police in connection with the #EndSARS protest in the state. The directive was contained in an advisory by the state’s Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) where it noted that no prima facie evidence that they committed any crime existed.
Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, November 5 granted the Central Bank of Nigeria’s request to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company linked to the #EndSARS protests.
The Federal government had once responded to the EndSars protest on 16th October 2020 through the Twitter page of ministry of information and culture @FMICNIGERIA, and now it has been reviewed and updated alongside Initiatives Targeted at Youths (Women & Vulnerable Groups). view Fact sheet below