#ENDSARS protesters besiege Force HQ as police reportedly kill another youth in Ogbomosho

Nigerian youths protesting against police brutality in Abuja have taken the protest to the Force Headquarters.

ENDSARS protesters storm Force Headquarters in Abuja (TheNation)

According to TheNation, a senior police officer, who came out of the building to address the crowd was shouted down as the protesting youths insisted they “want to see the IG”.

Meanwhile, in Ogbomosho, one of the youths protesting against police brutality has reportedly been gunned down by a police officer.

The protest against killings of the youths by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was reignited last week after some SARS operatives killed a young man in Delta State and also made away with his vehicle.

Since then, Nigerians have been calling on the federal government to disband SARS as a police unit.

Although, following the outrage on social media last Saturday, the IGP banned SARS and other police squads from routine patrols.

The IGP also banned police officers from checking mobile phones and laptops of Nigerians.

But despite the move by the police, the youths insisted that the police unit must be scrapped.

The youths argued that the police authorities have not shown enough commitment to reform SARS.

The #ENDSARS protest has however gained more support from celebrities, sports personalities on social media and from Nigerians in the diaspora.

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