Police officers at the ‘Area H’ Police station, Ogudu, Lagos state, has denied having over twenty-one protesters in their custody.
This has raised a lot of concerns and fears over the safety of the over 21 protesters arrested on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at the Maryland area of Lagos state.
The denial comes shortly after the Area Commander of Zone, Tunde Adeniran, reportedly confirmed the arrest of the protesters to one of their leaders, by officers of the Ogudu Police Station.
Meanwhile, protest leaders having visited the state police command in Ikeja, Lagos, has not yet been able to confirm the current location of the arrested protesters from police authorities.
The protesters under the aegis of “RevolutionNow” had staged a demonstration to coincide with Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary in Lagos, other states of the federation, and beyond shores to demand and advocate for good political governance.