Third group present at Famous Unity Fountain as Charly Boy, others converge

Third group present at Famous Unity Fountain as Charly Boy, others converge

- Another group namely the Niger Delta Youths are currently staging a protest in Abuja

- The protesters said they will be marching to the Presidential Villa to make their demand on the fight against corruption known

- The third group's emergence comes after an attack on the Charly Boy led anti-Buhari protesters

A new group, the Niger Delta Youths, are presently at the Unity Fountain to protest the level of corruption in Nigeria.

The third group's emergence comes after an attack on the Charly Boy led anti-Buhari protesters at the populous Wuse Market in Abuja.

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The Niger Delta Youths said they will be marching to the Presidential Villa to make their demand on the fight against corruption known.

Another group, the Niger Delta Youths are currently staging a protest in Abuja. Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe
Another group, the Niger Delta Youths are currently staging a protest in Abuja. Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe

Speaking during the protest, the leader of the Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, said the group will not be discouraged by the attack.

Adeyanju said the #ResumeOrResign protest will continue irrespective of attacks on it from all quarters.

Meanwhile, security at the Unity Fountain is tight with officers from the Nigerian Police Force, Department of State Services and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps present at the venue.

The third group's emergence comes after an attack on the Charly Boy led anti-Buhari protest. Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe
The third group's emergence comes after an attack on the Charly Boy led anti-Buhari protest. Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe

Legit.ng earlier reported that the anti-Buhari group was attacked by marketers in Abuja most populous market.

This attack came after the group led by Charly Boy stormed Wuse market to garner support for the protest against President Muhammadu Buhari's long stay in London.

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Charly Boy and his group were attacked by angry counter-protesters who are believed to be supporters of Buhari.

The protesters said they will be marching to the Presidential Villa to make their demand a on the fight against corruption known. Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe
The protesters said they will be marching to the Presidential Villa to make their demand a on the fight against corruption known. Photo credit: Nnenna Ibe

He was rescued by security operatives who shot tear-gas into the air to disperse the attackers and he was then whisked away to safety.

Watch Charly Boy's Our Mumu Don Do protest on Legit.ng TV held in Lagos few months ago:

Source: Legit.ng

Authors:
Nnenna Ibeh avatar

Nnenna Ibeh Nnenna Ibeh is a journalist with over 10 years of experience with various media organisations including Premium Times. Being on the front burner of reporting politics and the different dimensions of governance, she is also passionate about girls' education and women's and children's health. With degrees in Journalism, Peace Studies & Conflict Res., and Dev. Studies, Nnenna has worked in the dev. sector as a communications officer for the Centre for Democracy and Dev. email: ibehnnenna@gmail.com

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Aanu Adegun Aanu Adegun is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state. Aanu joined Legit.ng in 2016 covering politics and current affairs. Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. You can reach him via - aanu.adegun@corp.legit.ng

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