BREAKING: #EndSARS: Suspected hoodlums break into Benin prison, set inmates free

On Monday, suspected hoodlums broke into the Benin Prison popularly called White House and freed many inmates in one of the cells. Some persons sustained injuries as armed squad of prison officials engaged the suspected hoodlums in gun fire. High Court 4 which is beside the prison was also destroyed. As early as 7 am, the hoodlums started gathering along Sapele Road beside the prison setting bonfires and sending back road users. They launched their attack when their number had increased, destroyed a part of the wall while some climbed the fence into the prison yard.

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Food donated by Mc Oluomo, rejected by #EndSARS protesters in Lagos.

#EndSARS protesters at the Lagos State House of Assembly on Friday had rejected food and soft drinks sent by Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, the Chairman of the National Union of the Road Transport Workers in the state. The rejection of the food and drinks brought by MC Oluomo was in reaction to an attack unleashed on the protesters by thugs at Ikeja, on Thursday. We gathered that MC Oluomo was accused to have been the sponsor of the violent attack but his spokesman, Jimoh Buhari, denied the allegation.

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Clash as PDP and APC fights verbally over attack on #EndSARS protesters in Lagos

The Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress engaged in a war verbally over the attack on #EndSARS protesters by armed thugs in Lagos State. The PDP had betoken Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the attack earlier, and had also given him 24 hours to fish out the hoodlums that attacked the protesters in Lagos. The All Progressive Congress tackled the People’s Democratic Party, blaming them over being politically aware of #EndSARS protests in Lagos. “Sanwo-Olu should to fish out all the attackers of the #EndSARS protests within 24 hours and also ensure no such attack occurs anymore. Unless the governor successfully achieves this, he may be an accessory after the fact of the attacks, it does not matter whether he pledged N200 million as compensation to the victims of the protests The Lagos PDP, in a statement by its spokesperson, taofik Gani, said that the governor would come out as a sincere chief security officer of the State only if he can prove that he really protects the security of lives and property in the state. Such a task is to ensure the security of all peaceful protester in the state,” “The attempt in the social media, sponsored by the opposition PDP, to hold the state government responsible is, to say the least, the height of bitter politics. “However, our investigation has revealed that the PDP would like to take advantage of the spate of protest to cause mayhem because of the October bye-elections in the Lagos East Senatorial District. “Our intelligence has revealed the plans to unleash further attacks on the protesters, especially in the Kosofe Local Government in the days ahead. “As the ruling party, we are mindful of our role to support the government especially as regards the citizens rights and the delivery of our electoral promises,” he added.

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