The police on Monday, April 23, teargassed the members of the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) protesting non-return of 112 remaining Chibok girls in Abuja.
Edith Yassin, a member of the movement said: ''The police shot tear gas at us point blank. We did not cross their line.
''We simply crossed the road to sit on the ground as we have done since April 13 when they took our chairs and cordoned the Unity Fountain. Why are they barring us from the fountain? No reason given.''
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''Thank God there was none. Apart from severe tear gas inhalation; it is divine that there were few vehicles on the road when it happened.''
Yassin confirmed that no BBOG member was injured during the incident.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Bring Back our Girls convener and former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili, and some other members of the BBOG group were arrested and detained by officers of the Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday, January 23.
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