At about 9:30am on thursday, hundreds of protesters stormed the streets of Lagos gathering around Ojota, from where they marched to the Maryland area of the state to express their displeasure over bad governance in Nigeria.
The Coalition for Revolution codenamed #RevolutionNow had in a statement before the protest called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to resign.
According to one of the protesters:
“We are tired of Buhari and we want to tell the whole world that we are tired. Even with all the police mobilisation, we are here to show them our determination to confront this government.
“We are not going to be afraid of them. We will protest regardless of what they do. Nigerians are tired of bearing the burden that Buhari keeps piling on us, they must reverse the increase in fuel price, end ASUU strike.”
Recall, The Lagos state police command yesterday banned rallies and protests in the state ahead of the October 1 Independence Day celebration.
However, no fewer than 30 protesters have been arrested by security operatives.