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Police Dissipate, Tear gas #ENDSARS# Demonstrators In Abuja


There was chaos on Friday in Abuja when police operatives dispelled #ENDSARS# demonstrators with tear gas.

The protest was in continuation of the Thursday’s action where they laid siege on the Force Headquarters to demand for disbandment of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) in police unit.

There had been outrage across Nigeria over alleged brutality, extortion, illegal detention and harassment of young Nigerians for some days.

Many had called for its scrapping, saying it has caused more harm than good with the social media campaign #ENDSARS and #WarAgainstSARS trending for days.

In Abuja on Friday, shots were fired as the protesters scampered for safety.

There however has not been any recorded fatality over the incident.

The activity also caused a major disruption of vehicular traffic in the Central Area of Abuja.

Leader of the #RevoltionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore, who is also part of the #ENDSARS campaign, tweeted they had managed to secure the release of some of the protesters, arrested, at the Maitama police station.

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