#RevolutionNow organisers call for nationwide protest

The Coalition for Revolution (CORE), the organisers of the #RevolutionNow protest, has announced plans to hold a mass action against poor governance in Nigeria on October 1st.

The group is led by a former presidential candidate and Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore.

The #RevolutionNow protest, which was first staged in August 5, 2019 and the second edition on the same date this year, held across major cities in Nigeria.

However, the peaceful demonstrations have been met with a clampdown by security operatives, resulting in arrests and incarceration of many protesters.

In a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES, on Thursday, CORE called on all Nigerians at home and in the diaspora to participate in the October 1 protest.

The demonstration is to demand the reversal of “anti-people policies implemented by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.”

“These harsh policies that have bored a burdensome hole into the pockets of the Nigerian people are coming at a time when citizens are recovering from the adverse effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, a global health crisis that was also mismanaged by the Buhari’s government further plunging already…

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