The Coalition for Revolution (CORE), the organisers of the #RevolutionNow protest, has held a peaceable protest in Abuja.
The group led by Omoyele Sowore, stated the protest is in opposition to poor governance within the nation.
The protesters marched by means of Space 1 roundabout, chanting completely different songs with bearing placards with completely different inscriptions.
The #RevolutionNow protest was first staged in August 5, 2019 with the second version on the identical date in 2020.
It held throughout main cities in Nigeria.
The protest, in keeping with Sowore, is to demand reversal of: “anti-people insurance policies applied by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
“These harsh insurance policies which have burnt a burdensome gap into the pockets of the Nigerian persons are coming at a time when residents are recovering from the opposed impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a worldwide well being disaster that was additionally mismanaged by the Buhari’s authorities additional plunging already struggling residents into deeper monetary issues.
“It additionally comes at a time when there’s an unprecedented dictatorial-style crackdown on free speech, dissent, activism, journalism and the precise to affiliate and congregate peacefully and protest.
Amongst its calls for, CORE clamoured for reversal of the hike within the value of petrol from N148 to N151, an finish to: “state-supervised and authorised impunity below the watch of President Muhammadu Buhari” and the sacking of all service chiefs within the nation as a consequence of their: “confirmed incompetence find an enduring answer to the Boko Haram insurgency which has claimed and continues to be claiming the lifetime of Nigerians every day”