Police beating up citizens for protesting against electricity tariff increase in Abuja
The protest wants to defend these policemen too.
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Meanwhile, below is the full text of the communique of the meeting by a Coalition of Civil Society Organizations against hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump Price
Rising from a meeting Nigerian youths comprising of human right activists, leaders from different fronts and civil society organizations on Saturday converged at Effurun Delta State to reach a unanimous decision for a peaceful protest against the hike in fuel and electricity prices.
The protest became necessary as a means to creatively engage the government towards being sensitive to the suffering of Nigerians.
In a meeting that was presided over by Bar. Omes Ogedegbe, Comr Israel Joe, Ozobo Austin and other civil society group leaders yielded a unanimous decision to commence the protest on the 28th September 2020.
The Peaceful protest against government inconsiderate policies is aimed at notifying the Nigerian Federal Government that; fuel, electricity tariff hike and the water resources Bill will stifle the economy and worsen the economic woes of Nigerians.
Nigerians deserve economic, political and social independence and the government should revert downward the electricity and fuel hike.
Important plans such as take-off point, logistics, security were addressed as well as the implementation of strategies, to make it the mother of all national protest.
The take of the point is from DSC roundabout to Efurun roundabout of the East-West federal government road.
All participants in the protest area on a patriotic and solidarity front to seek better government policies for all Nigerians.
The coalition hereby issues the federal government an ultimatum to reverse the price of fuel and electricity tariff before 28the of September 2020 or contend with the Nigerian masses.
1. Omes Ogedegbe, DG conference for the actualization of human right, CAHR.
2. Comrade Israel Joe
3. Hon. Comrade Ozobo Austin president, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative, IPDI.
4. Comr Umukoro Efemena Omukoro ,Youth president Uhrobo Progress Union, Union
5. Comrade Ibebe Rufus Akpobome
Youth Emancipation Movement of Africa (YEM AFRICA)
6. Amb. Ugagaoghene Ogheneyole Talks
Revive Africa Initiative
7. Comrade Aregbor Emmanuel
8. Comrade Counsellor Dennis Agori
Africa Global Youths Foundation (AGYF)
9. Comrade Emmanuel Ejovwoke Agbubi
10. Comrade Monday Enudi, Delta state Director of conference for the actualization of human right.
11. Comrade Kagbala Ezekiel, Focalpoint reports
12. Comrade Prince Ogheneosivwi Godstime OJ
13. Comrade Adjarho Jonathan U
14. Comrade Moses Ukere Eminado
15. Comrade Emonena Jeremiah
16. Comrade Steven Luke
17. Comrade Atiku Sunday
18. Comrade On Mnative I.
19. Comrade Lucky Emabeyere
20. Comrade Arigbe Isreal
21. Comrade Nikoro Amary
22. Comrade Igho Ogedegbe
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