Pro-Buhari rally hits Abuja

Pro-Buhari rally hits Abuja

Also, the NLC has condemned the use of water cannons, tear gas and other offensive means by the police to disperse peacefully protesting citizens against the absence of our president. I once said he should resign and allow another person to take over.

The placard carrying pro-Buhari protesters kicked against what they described as rent a group which is trying to undermine the peace of Nigeria.

President Buhari had on May 7 left Nigeria for London on medical trip to treat an undisclosed ailment.

"Resume or resign, Nigerians say enough is enough", one said, with others stating: "If president Buhari can not return to Nigeria after 90 days, then he should resign and go home", and "Buhari, where are you?"

A report also has it that the musician collapsed after inhalling the tear gas shot at him and other protesters.

- Urge Police to adopt more democratic measures.

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Protesters trooped out in Abuja on Thursday, August 10, 2017, to continue their sit-out protest against President Muhammadu Buhari for his 95-day stay away from the shores of the country.

"The Police personnel intervened at the point that the concerned Nigerians Group lost control of the crowd and prevented miscreants, hoodlums and other criminal elements from hijacking the protest to cause mayhem and chaos".

Meanwhile, the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has accused northern governors and South West politicians of being responsible for the protest against Buhari.

"This shows that, President Buhari's administration is still on course and the current distraction is unnecessary and inimical to nation building, patriotism must come to play", Ogenyi added.

The Senate has said that the president will not resign as his absence is still within constitutional rights.

"Let it be known that we are not unmindful of what is happening in Nigeria".

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