Thousands of protesting youths still on the looms to put an end to police brutality had again this week stormed the streets to push across their demand to the Federal Government.
Admits another state protest, attention seems to be tilted to Edo state today as incidents of vandalism and attacks on private individuals and institutions by hoodlums in the guise of #ENDSARS protesters triggered.
The suspected hoodlums have been said to attack the White House prison along Sapele Road in the City as most prisoners escaped.
The armed squad of prison officials was said to have engaged the suspected hoodlums in a gun fire which left some persons injured. The hoodlums have reportedly burnt down Ugbekun police station in Benin.
Other information gathered from the state protest revealed that a teenage boy who had been part of the protesters lost his life. The teenaged boy was reported to have died from injuries after he fell from a moving truck believed to be heading outside the town in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has said that it was the right of the youths to protest and make certain demands from their leaders.
The President on Monday also said that the young generation should be allowed to exercise their fundamental rights, but advised that they should not allow their genuine concerns to be hijacked by hoodlums.
Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Mr. Dare said President Buhari appealed to #EndSARS protesters to give the federal government time to address their demands as the team set up has already gone to work.
He said that he briefed the President on the protest against police brutality.
According to him, “Mr. President said the youths of this country have spoken and he has heard and he has since gone to work for the youths of our country.
“The President promised that he will ensure that the reforms he has promised are met, he will make sure that the reforms are long-lasting and that the reforms will deliver for our country a police force that we will be proud of.