#EndSARS Protests Banned In Abuja – FCT Security Committee

The President Muhammadu Buhari, through the Federal Capital Development Authority has banned all protests in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

In a statement on Thursday, Anthony Ogunleye, chief press secretary to Mohammed Bello, FCT minister, said the activities of the protesters have endangered the lives of citizens going about their legitimate business.

“The FCT Security Committee met for its routine meeting on Tuesday October 13, 2020, to review the security situation in the Federal Capital Territory with a view to addressing identified challenges,” Ogunleye said.

”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.

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