Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State has come beneath assault for putting a ban on protests within the State.
Recall that Wike in a press release by the Commissioner for Info and Communications within the State, on Monday banned the Finish SARS protest, which is to happen, at the moment, Tuesday October 13, 2020.
In accordance with him, the choice to ban the proposed protest follows the scrapping of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad by the Inspector Normal of Police.
However reacting, Nigerians on social media who vowed to proceed their protest in Port Harcout, maintained that Wike had no constitutional proper to ban protest.
Listed below are feedback DAILY POST gathered on Twitter:
@Edidong_ “Wike has at all times been a dictator at coronary heart, a borderline psychopath. Stated this earlier than and I say it once more.”
@Ayobankole,”Nyesom Wike is the largest shocker of a shame and nuisance of a pacesetter since this #SARSMUSTEND motion began. Think about the nerve in that “order”. Such God complicated. Man wants a mind surgical procedure.”
@iderey, “What sort of maniacal ego will make you see Nigerians protesting #SARSMUSTEND for days and resolve that you’re the one to ban them?”
@pouiyomike, ”Port Harcourt Individuals our protest continues at the moment, Gov Wike has stated his personal, I’m on the point of depart my home now for the protest, our voices most be heard. Come out for the protest at the moment. Time 9am. Pleasure Park assembly level.”
@Nedunaija, ”They stated Wike is a lawyer. Will need to have ranked amongst the final 3 in all his courses. Crude. Zero civility.”
@yemifash, “Solely a Tyrant will attempt to cease residents from exercising their rights, protest is a proper. Gov Wike is infringing on the rights of the folks of Rivers State.“
@TopeAkinyode, ”When policemen laid siege on Wike’s resort at Benin we decried it as a result of he enjoys govt immunity & can’t be arrested. Equally, Wike can’t ban the #SARSMUSTEND protest in Port Harcourt. These are constitutional points.”
@Ayodeletoyota, “Port Harcourt youths are greater model of Lagos youths. I don’t need to encourage them to protest peacefully and by no means make any try to battle the police.
What Wike stated is unconstitutional and ought to be ignored. Protest; don’t molest.”
@Bolanldcole, “Expensive Barrister Governor Wike!
You don’t have the facility to cease a peaceable protest in accordance with Part 40 CFRN 1999 as amended.Thank God you’re a lawyer who graduated from legislation faculty.You can not bully the folks to submission.”
@tammyhalliday, ”Governor Wike shouldn’t shame his folks or embarrass himself. We’re coming to Authorities Home to inform who we elected our issues & the reforms we need to see. It’s a Peaceable Protest to verify #SARSMUSTEND and Port Harcourt individuals are prepared.”