#EndInsecurityNow Protesters Attacked by Thugs In Kano
As young people all around the nation lend their voices on salient issues, there have been deliberate attempts to scuttle peaceful protests.
In Kano, on Wednesday, The End Insecurity Now protesters were attacked by suspected thugs, many of the protesters were injured while protest banners were also destroyed.
One of the protesters, Dr Mohammed Ibrahim told while speaking to newsmen in Kano said, “We were marching peacefully when thugs and hoodlums invaded the protest, injuring up to 30 people, tearing our banners.”
The attack happened along BUK Road at Kofar Famfo.
Although the organizers of the protest had issued public notice of its protest to begin Thursday and informed police for protection, the protesters said the police abandoned them at the start of the attack.
“The police was supposed to be guarding us, because we had told them exactly the roads we would be following,” a protester said.
The End Insecurity Now protest has also been on in Kaduna, protesting banditry, kidnapping, rapes, Boko Haram insurgency and killings in the region.
They say police reappeared after the attack, and protesters and the protesters regrouped.