Thugs Armed with matchets and sticks on Friday attacked and injured peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Ring Road in Benin City despite the warning by Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki where he put up on his twitter handle calling on the police in the state to provide adequate security to the protesters and to ensure that no one is harassed during the course of exercising their rights.
The protesters had gathered as early as 10 am and said their prayers according to their faith before starting their agitation. 1 casualty, some injured, as at the time of this report TrueNews correspondent gathered that Protesters are headed to Government House to meet with Governor Obaseki.
While sympathizing with the casualties he extended his condolences to the victims of the attack, including those who lost their lives and others who were injured by the thugs.
The Deputy governor addressed peaceful protestors at the EDO state house of assembly while the protesters stood there ground and chassed the hired thugs away.