#Endsars Diary: Hoodlums attack Abuja protesters
By Abiodun Ogundairo
15 October 2020 | 4:16 pm
The EndSARS protesters who were demonstrating peacefully in Abuja were attacked by a group of assailants Wednesday afternoon. Protesters calling for police reform gathered for the seventh day of protest Thursday morning at the Berger roundabout of the Nigerian capital.
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