OVERVIEW OF: End SARS continues with ‘Prayer Walk’ in Port Harcourt
After a candlelight vigil in Port Harcourt, the #EndSARS protest has continued on Saturday with a Prayer Walk.
The candlelight procession which held at Air Force, Aba Road, Port Harcourt saw hundreds of youths, gathering to honour victims of Police brutality in Rivers State.
However, in continuation with the End SARS protest, more youths came out in their numbers to join the call for an end to police brutality.
The demonstrators in the protest themes, “Port Harcourt Prayer Walk” are also demanding compensation for victims of such inhumane treatment by the operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force.
One of the conveners of the protest, K.O. Baba Jornsen, a Comedian in Rivers State said, “the walk is in honour of Chima Ikwunado, a mechanic who was tortured to death in the detention of the Eagle Crack unit of the Rivers State Police Command, Daniel Ikeaguch, aka Sleek, a 20-year-old musician shot dead by a policeman attached to a supermarket in Port Harcourt, and many other victims.”
NaijaKit reports that the protest which commenced from Garrison flyover has advanced towards Government House Port Harcourt, causing heavy gridlock along the Azikwe Road axis of the State capital.