Nigerians who took part in a demonstration to demand an end to the disregard of civil liberties and court orders by the Buhari administration have been attacked in Abuja.
Deji Adeyanju, one of the leaders of the protest, was hospitalised after sustaining bruises on his left arm, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. Witnesses said the attack was carried out by pro-government protesters.
A reporter for AriseTV who covered the protest said pro-Buhari demonstrators violently disrupted it, chasing Mr Adeyanju and others from the venue.
An amateur video shared on Twitter showed some youth singing praises of President Muhammadu Buhari advancing towards the kick-off venue of the protest outside the National Human Rights Commission. An AIT reporter who first shared it told PREMIUM TIMES her colleague…