September 22, 2020

Police release Journalists, others  after hours  for protesting against petrol price hike in Lagos

 

Police release Journalists, others  after hours  for protesting against petrol price hike in Lagos

 

The police in Lagos finally released four journalists and 14 protesters, who were arrested during a peaceful protest  against the deregistration of political parties and increase in fuel price and electricity tariff.

 

The protest  which was organised by the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN),  was to  demand for a reversal in the action of government on fuel price increment.

The peaceful protesters with journalists that marched across Ojuelegba Road Yaba  were arrested by police and taken directly from  Ojuelegba  Ikeja  police station.

 

Some of the arrested protesters include Dagga Tolar, Chinedu Bosah, Hassan Taiwo Soweto, and 11 others.

 

The arrested journalists are Abiodun Adeoba of SaharaReporters, Ifeoluwa Adediran of Premium Times, Awoniyi Oluwatosin of ObjecTV media, and Daniel Tanimu of Galaxy TV.

 

They were all released unconditionally by the police on Thursday after hours in detention.