Human Rights Lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) and son, Falz stormed the streets of Lagos to protest against bad governance.
They were seen with several placards which read: “Where’s the light?’; “SUPPLY FREE Prepaid Meter Now!”
“NO TO crazy Billing” “NO TO Irregular Power Supply” “YES TO Public Ownership of Power Now”
Other placards read; Stop Killings, “Secure Nigeria”, “END Kidnapping AND BANDITRY NOW” “PROVIDE SECURITY IN SCHOOLS”, “Full Implementation of New Minimum Wage.” among other.
A former presidential aspirant of African Action Congress (AAC) and Convener of RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore led protesters at popular Unity Fountain in Abuja and were resisted by a high level detachment of heavily armed police officers who blocked the entrance of the arena.
While it was said that an officer fired a teargas canister and Sowore was directly targeted.
Sowore who is the Publisher of Sahara Reporters and human rights activist was immediately rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical treatment