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Nigeria’s 61st Independence Day: Protesters take to the streets of Abuja with “Buhari-Must-Go” placards

The protesters who clutched big placards and banners with the inscription,"Buhari Must Go", stormed the Dantata Bridge on Airport Road, Abuja, and set fire to used tyres on the expressway.

 

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh

Protesters took to the streets of Abuja, the nation’s capital, in the early hours of Friday, Nigeria’s 61st Independence Day, calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

Buhari must go Independence Day protesters
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The protesters who clutched big placards and banners with the inscription,”Buhari Must Go”, stormed the Dantata Bridge on Airport Road, Abuja, and set fire to used tyres on the expressway.

 

Buhari must go Independence Day protesters

 

Persecondnews gathered that the protesters had just converged at the venue to begin their protest when heavily armed policemen stormed the area and dispersed them with teargas.

 

Buhari must go Independence Day protesters

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