The Joint Motion Entrance (JAF) has condemned the arrest of some protesters and journalists by the Lagos State Police Command.
DAILY POST gathered that some journalists and protesters had been arrested throughout a protest to kick towards the latest improve within the worth of petroleum and electrical energy tariff on Thursday.
JAF whereas reacting, described the arrest as unlawful.
JAF Secretary, Comrade Abiodun Aremu in an announcement made out there to DAILY POST on Thursday, demanded the rapid and unconditional launch of all of the arrested protesters and the journalists.
Aremu stated, “The eye of the Joint Motion Entrance (JAF) has simply been drawn to the unlawful arrest of a number of comrades of the Socialist Social gathering of Nigeria (SPN) by police and safety operatives of the Space C Command. Journalists who had been masking the occasion had been additionally arrested alongside the leaders and members of the Socialist Social gathering of Nigeria (SPN) for protesting this morning towards the gasoline worth hike, electrical energy tariff and the deregistration of SPN.
“The arrested embrace Comrades Ayo Ademiluyi, Duro, Engels, Davinovich and a number of other others. JAF hereby calls for the rapid and unconditional launch of all of the arrested comrades and the journalists who did no unsuitable exercising their legit and constitutional rights of expression and protest”.
“The peaceable protest led by the Socialist Social gathering of Nigeria (SPN) was repressed by the police this morning on the instruction of the Buhari regime.
“The protest is towards the hikes in petrol worth and electrical energy tariff hike in addition to the refusal of INEC to obey courtroom of attraction judgement. We stay undaunted, the wrestle continues, victory is for certain.
“Arrested are a complete of 18 protesters together with 4 journalists: Christopher Harry, Abisoye Kosoko, Tunde Yusuf, Akande Abiola, Ayo Ademiluyi, Ifeanyi Onwunalu, Davy Fidel, Dagga Tolar, Adetunji Gbenga, Usman Khadijat, Hassan Taiwo Soweto, Moshood Oshunfurewa, Taiwo Alao and Chinedu Bosah. Journalists are Ifeoluwa Adediran of premium occasions, Abiodun Ayeoba of Sahara reporters, Awoniyi Oluwatosin of Objectv media and Daniel Tanimu of Galaxy TV”.