Police, DSS stop Revolution Now protest in Osun

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Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu.

Armed police operatives and Department of State Security (DSS) on Monday stopped members of “Revolution Now” group, from taking their protest to the streets of Osogbo, Osun State capital.

The protesters, led by Olawale Adebayo, had earlier addressed newsmen in Fagbewesa area of Osogbo.

Shortly after the address, the protesters were about storming Olaiya Junction to kick-start the demonstration when armed DSS and police officers arrived to stopped them.

Revolution Now demonstrations are planned to hold in 21 states across Nigeria from today, August 5.

Demonstrators were shot at, teargassed, pepper-sprayed and injured as police and soldiers disrupted the Lagos version of the protest.

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