The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed its state executive committee members, leaders and stakeholders to march peacefully to the police commands in all states of the federation.
According to the party, the peaceful protest was in respect to “the police brutality” that occurred on Wednesday at the Ekiti State government house, which led to Governor Ayo Fayose allegedly being manhandled by the Police.
In a statement issued by the PDP National Organising Secretary, Colonel Austin Akobundu (retd) on Wednesday, the party asked all state chapters to deliver a protest letter to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris through their respective Commissioners of Police.
“The National Working Committee (NWC) has directed that all state chairmen mobilize former NWC Members, Board of Trustees, BoT Members, former Governors, all State Exco Members, Exco members of the party at all levels and stakeholders with our teaming supporters, to embark on peaceful procession to the State Police Command in their respective States to protest the police brutality that happened today (yesterday) in Ekiti State.
“The protest march must begin by 10 a.m. simultaneously across the nation. All-State Chapters are to deliver a protest letter to the Inspector General Of Police through the Commissioner of Police,” the statement read.