Operatives of the Osun State Police Command on Wednesday reportedly arrested a journalist with Every day Submit, Sikiru Obarayese, in the course of the #EndSARS memorial protest.
The journalist was arrested whereas protecting the protests which occurred in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
It was learnt that Obarayese was arrested on the Freedom Park space in Osogbo regardless of figuring out himself.
Additionally, the police after arresting the journalist reportedly took him to Dugbe Police Station.
This was after the protesters had gathered across the state capital to protest in commemoration of the anniversary of the EndSARS protests which occurred throughout the nation late final yr.
However the spokesperson of the State Police, Yemisi Opalola in her response, merely said that “We’re managing the state of affairs already please. Thanks.”
Recall that the state police had beforehand warned residents of the state in opposition to any type of protests and illegal meeting in commemoration of EndSARS protests.
Earlier in the present day in Lagos, the police additionally swooped on a journalist with Legit TV, Abisola, on the Lekki tollgate space and one different protester, whisking them away to an unknown location.
They have been later launched.
The Osun State Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, had vowed to make use of all means to avert the memorial protests in state including that correct intelligence was being deployed to curtail such actions.
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