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I  Support the EndSARS Protests – Gov Diri  *Directs Release Of Illegal Detainees

I Support the EndSARS Protests – Gov Diri *Directs Release Of Illegal Detainees

Politics, Press Release
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said he is totally in support of the ongoing protest against police brutality exemplified by the hashtags #EndSARS and #EndSWAT across Nigeria. He also said his administration would not condone acts that infringed on the fundamental rights of citizens in the state. Governor Diri spoke on Saturday evening when the protesters in their hundreds blocked the Government House entrance in Yenagoa to press home their demands. His spokesman, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, in a statement, noted that the governor, who was returning from inspecting communities ravaged by flood, came out of his vehicle to join the youths that were waving placards and chanting slogans against police brutality. While addressing them, he noted that as a firm advocate ag...