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Why We Didn’t Disperse #RevolutionNow Protesters In Ondo – Police

The Ondo State Police Command has explained why it did not disperse the #RevolutionNow protesters in the Ore area of the state.

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Members of the movement had staged a protest on Wednesday with policemen watching from a distance. They carried placards and chanted revolutionary songs after which they dispersed and went home.

Tee-Leo Ikoro, spokesman of the police in the state, said the protesters were not violent so it was unnecessary to disperse them.

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He stated that the right to organisation is guaranteed in the Nigeria Constitution.

  • However, the protests by the movement were dispersed in Lagos and Abuja with the police and other security operatives arresting some members.

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Omoyele Sowore, an activist, is the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest. He started the movement in 2019, saying it is an action against bad governance and corruption in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

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