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#EndSARS memorial: Youths protest in Osun

A protester holds a Nigerian flag as youths continue their #ENDSARS protest in Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday, October 19, 2020. The protesters are calling for the scrapping of police unit, known as Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over the squads incessant harassment, brutality and killing of innocent Nigerians. Photo by Adekunle Ajayi (Photo by Adekunle Ajayi/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Some protesters under the aegis of #EndSARS Movement on Wednesday stormed streets in Osogbo in commemoration of first anniversary of the demonstration against police brutality in the state.

The protesters, who took off about 12pm at Ita Olokan Area, went through Station Road before heading to Freedom Park, Osogbo, demanding an end to police brutality and asking for good governance.

The leader of the protesters, Victor Lijofi, in a chat with newsmen, accused police of cordoning off the initial convergence point for the protest.

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