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Protesters Demand Resignation Of Saraki Over Corruption


A civil society organisation under the aegis of Citizens United for Peace and Stability (CUPS) today staged a peaceful rally to demand the immediate resignation of the embattled Senate President , Bukola Saraki over the myriad of corruption cases preferred against him both locally and Internationally as well as the purchase of SUVs for the Senator at exorbitant price.

The youths were also demanding that the federal lawmakers should immediately revisit the grey areas identified in the 2016 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Apart from this, they asked 36 senators who had so far collected their own exotic jeeps to return them immediately or face the wrath of Nigerians.

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The protesters marched from the Unity Fountain within the Central Area of the city to the National Assembly, a journey of about two kilometers and forced their way to the main gate, defiling all security network mounted by regular and riot police officers.

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The youths forced the main gate closed thereby preventing staff, lawmakers and visitors from either entering or leaving the premises.

The protesters, armed with placards containing various inscriptions, vowed to seal off the federal parliament for the initial three days to see whether their demands would be met.

They also said they would resume a permanent protest that would paralyse all activities in the National Assembly until all their demands were fully met.


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