The Police this morning fired tear gas at protesters demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari should resume or resign.
The protesters under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians led by Deji Adeyanju started the sit-out protest in Abuja on Monday to decry the absence of the President from the country for more than 90 days, while also demanding the disclosure of his health status.
But on Tuesday morning, the police moved in to disperse using tear gas, water cannon and dogs.
In a tweet after tyhe incident, Adeyanju tweeted: “Over 120 policemen attacked about 10 of us. They used teargas, water cannon & dogs but there’s NO GOING BACK. We continue tomorrow”.
Popular musician and social activist Charles Oputa who is popularly known as Charly Boy was among the protesters.