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#EndSARS: FCT Bans Protests In Abuja

protestThe Federal Capital Territory Administration has banned all forms of #EndSARS protests in Abuja due to its concern over the continued protests and demonstrations despite the fact that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad has been dissolved.

A statement made by the FCT Administration titled: ‘COVID-19: FCT Security Committee prohibits street demonstrations,’ and signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the FCT minister, Mr Anthony Ogunleye read;

“While the committee recognizes the rights of citizens as regards freedom of association and movement as enshrined in the constitution, it has observed that the unruly conduct of the crowd and manner of demonstrations are in complete violation of the COVID-19 safety protocols which were put in place to safeguard the lives of citizens.

“These violations endanger the lives of not just the demonstrators, but also other citizens going about their legitimate concerns.

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