“If we fail to act now, history will not forgive us” — Dora Akunyili
Solidarity greetings to all youths and students in Ogun State. This is inviting all and sundry to a peaceful protest slated to hold from Thursday, 8th October to Friday, 9 October, 2020 at the Police Headquarters, Elewe Eran, opposite SARS office, and the Ogun state House of Assembly, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
This protest is due to the outrageous, incessant, irrational, unending harassment, brutality and extortion of the FSARS and the entire Police Force faced by Nigerian citizens especially towards hardworking youths being profiled as criminals. Unfortunately for residents and students within Ogun State, SARS officers in Ogun State are notorious for their unprofessional conduct overtime.
Earlier this year in Ogun State, some SARS officers were alleged to have caused some a up and coming footballer to death due to reckless chasing in a bid to extort him. There are numerous cases of extortion and harassment by officers of FSARS in Ogun State which have been left unattended to by relevant authorities. We believe that the FSARS has misplaced its primary priorities which is to fight kidnapping, robbery and cultism in the country. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” — Malala Yousafzai
We understand fully well that the right to protest is a fundamental right of all citizens as enshrined in the Chapter 39 of the 1999 Constitution of the FRN which has further been affirmed on several occasions by the court. This is an opportunity to lend our voice against the brutalities of these heartless and beastly creatures.
Finally, we want to use this medium to call interested persons to join us as we embark on a peaceful March to protest against SARS extortion and brutality and to demand an immediate action to end this menace. The time for a drastic change is NOW! Remember, our lives begin to end the day we begin to keep quiet on matters that affect us.
To this end, we are calling on all Nigerians to join in the peaceful protest scheduled from Thursday, 8TH October to Friday 9TH October,2020.
🏚️ Convergence point: Police Headquarters, Eleweran, Opposite SARS Station, Abeokuta.
🕰️ Time: 7:00am (No African Time)
Contact: 09091264842, 08160067187