Amotekun Protest: Police take over venues

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As at 10: 50, members of the Yoruba World Congress including Youth Groups, Agbekoya group, Atayese, Yoruba Reconciliation Groups, Kaaro Ojiire group, Oodua People Congress, Majiyagbe Group are beginning to arrive the Rememberance Archade, venue of the Oyo State Solidarity walk in support of Operation Amotekun, the Southwest regional security outfit.

As at the time of filing this report, members are just gathering with placards and banners with various inscriptions.

The list of the security operatives at the venue has also been boosted with the presence of officers from the Department of State Service and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

The venue is also besieged with reporters, photojournalists.

Inscriptions on the banners displayed by the protesters read “Yoruba Omo Oodua: Protect Yourself, Amotekun”, “On Amotekun we stand”, “We want to know who owns the Land. Amotekun”, No Amotekun, No Hisbah”, among others.

In a related development Armed mobile policemen, have taken over Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos, proposed venue for a protest code-named “Amotekun Solidarity Walk” organised by Yoruba World Congress.

The peaceful protest is supposed to take place in all South-West states.

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  1. AKINGBADE OLUWAFEMI on

    When myetti Allah was created the yorubas did not protest against it,I wonder why the Fulani herdsmen and kidnappers will use the Federal government to stop a security outfit formed to protect the yorubas against Fulani invasion, meaning the government is behind insecurity in south west as in North east, no wonder boko haram refuse to extint despite efforts of Nigerian troops

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