Men of the Nigeria Police Force have cordoned off ways leading to African Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, a planned venue for a meeting of #EndSARS activists organised by Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, just as a Magistrate court in Yaba, granted bail to Peter Eronmosele, the #EndSARS detained protester.
A team of security officers blocked the road leading to African Shrine, in a bid to prevent the Tuesday scheduled meeting on #EndSARS protest from taking place.
Yesterday, the Lagos State Police Command threatened to close the African Shrine if the meeting should go ahead.
Seun, reacting to the Police threat, said he will go ahead with his programme but at a different venue.
“I respect my family’s decision not to hold the event but I will still go ahead with all the other organisations to launch the Movement of the People tomorrow and start our political resistance to the tyranny of this oppressive regime.
“This is a meeting, just a meeting of organisations and they are basically banning the right of association. Why are they afraid of the people organising? What is democratic about this act?
“The last time we tried to launch the government quickly called curfew and this time they have used threats but you can’t stop the will of the people,” he said.
Meanwhile, in granting bail to Eronmosele, the Magistrate court rejected the Police’s request for an order to detain him for another 30 days, to enable them conclude an investigation into the allegations against him.
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