Following the nationwide address from President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, October 22, we are more resolved to press not just for justice but for a new and better Nigeria where all citizens are safe and can thrive.
Lagos State, where the hotbed of resistance began has been under state-wide curfew imposed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Prior to that, Soldiers attacked peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate and unleashed carnage. We have watched with horror, the ensuing acts of violence, murder, looting, razing and vandalization of homes, businesses and organizations in Lagos State, and we will like to state emphatically that these are not protesters. …
YOUTH REPS NOMINATED FOR LAGOS STATE JUDICIAL PANEL
(Sunday, October 25, 2020).
Following the deprioritization of physical protests, The Coalition of Protest Groups have put forward a team based on consultations and nominations. This offers an interim basis to begin negotiation and consolidation on our demands.
After consultations and general voting across groups, Debo Macaroni and Rinu Oduala have been chosen to be the first representatives of The Coalition at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution set up by the Lagos State Government to look into the grievances of victims of SARS related abuses and of the Lekki Toll Gate shootings. …