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Man who Led Protest Against Insecurity In Katsina Arrested by Nigerian Police

ADEOLA AJAYI, EKITI

The Northern side of Nigeria continue to display a lawful protest Over the insecurity challenge, while the social gathering ban still exist in the country.

Ashir Shariff, Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Coalition of Northern Groups, has been arrested and currently being detained at the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters in Abuja.

He was arrested shortly after the Peaceful protest asking for urgent action of the government over the spate of killings and kidnappings by bandits in the region.

A member of the coalition made this known to CMM

“Shariff, in my interactions with you, you’ve shown uncommon courage about the many issues facing Nigeria particularly Northern Nigeria.

“It is my hope that the authorities recognise the right to protest is guaranteed under our laws and constitution.

“The truth remains immutable. The approach towards solving the structural issues affecting the North cannot be bearish. It must transcend pettiness and be bullish in all it’s ramifications.

“We are with you in prayers Shariff.”

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