JUST IN: Police disperse Yoruba Nation protesters with tear gas, water cannon in Lagos
Security operatives have dispersed Yoruba Nation protesters who gathered at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos.
WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that the protesters stormed the venue in their numbers as the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, was addressing journalists.
However, immediately after Odumosu left, the police cannon trucks sprayed water on the protesters.
They also fired tear gas at the crowd.
The protesters, who fled the scene in different directions, regrouped at the bridge also at Ojota.
Recall that Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Sunday Igboho had recently declared intentions to organize a rally in Lagos to sensitize residents of the state on the need to support the call for the actualization of the Yoruba nation.
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