The Police in Rivers State has stopped the Revolution Now protesters from occupying the streets of Port Harcourt.
The officers stopped the protest march led by Ken Henshaw of We The People and Enefa Georgewill of the Rivers Civil Society Organization at the Isaac Boro Park in Port Harcourt.
DAILY POST reports that the officers led by the Area Command said they got intelligence that the protest may be hijacked by miscreants.
But the Civil Society leaders did not hesitate to express their displeasure over the state of affairs in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, armed policemen have been reported to disrupted RevolutionNow protest in Yola, capital of Adamawa State.
The police swooped on the protesters, who were marching along Hospital Road on Thursday morning and forcibly disbanded the procession.
They took away leaders of the group and chased away others.
Chanting RevolutionNow Nigeria, the group decried what it described as “hardship inflicted on Nigerians because of bad leadership”.
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