Lekki Tollgate Protest: YRC Demands Immediate, Unconditional Release Of Activists

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IGP Mohammed Adamu


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan


The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) on Saturday demanded immediate and unconditional release of all activists arrested at Lekki tollgate by the Police.
YRC in a statement berated the arrest of the activists by the Policemen as “peaceful protest is a right which cannot be undermined or abridged under any pretext.”
According to the Rights campaign, the actions of the Police “presents an escalation of the developing civilian capitalist dictatorship which the All Progressives Congress (APC) regime is slowly but surely morphing into.


“YRC demands immediate and unconditional release of its leading member, Comrade Moshood Oshufunrewa and other activists arrested at Lekki tollgate today by trigger happy policemen on the orders of the Buhari government and the Lagos State Government”, it said

The body added, “we affirm that peaceful protest is a right which cannot be undermined or abridged under any pretext.”


It emphasized that the actions of the Police today presents an escalation of the developing civilian capitalist dictatorship which the APC regime is slowly but surely morphing into”ENDS.

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