Independence Day: ‘Buhari Must Go’ Protesters Storm Abuja, Police Officers Deal With Them

Independence Day: ‘Buhari Must Go’ Protesters Storm Abuja, Police Officers Deal With Them 

Independence Day: 'Buhari Must Go' Protesters Storm Abuja, Police Officers Deal With Them

 

Some aggrieved Nigerians who took to the streets of Abuja on Friday, October 1, to protest against the current administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari have been dispersed by security operatives.

The Nation reports that the heavily armed policemen fired tear gas canisters as they gave the protesters a hot chase.

It was gathered that the protesters had converged at Dantata bridge along the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport road in the nation’s capital where they planned to begin their demonstrations when the police arrived.

There is too much hardship In another report by the Independent, the protesters were said to be holding placards while chanting “Buhari Must Go.” Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish?

Among their grievances are the continuous increase in the price of staple foods as well as the rise in insecurity across the country.

According to the protesters, the APC-led government has brought untold hardship and agony on Nigerians.

Buhari warns secessionist agitators President Buhari addressed the nation in a broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence on Friday, October 1.

In his address, said his government is ready to take decisive actions against secessionist agitators and their sponsors who threaten the nation’s national security.

He explained that the ultimate success can only be achieved if everyone comes together with a common goal of having peace and prosperity for the country.

THE AFRICAN MEDIA

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