See Live From Protest March Against Southern Kaduna Killings In Lagos And Kaduna

By Musa Sunusi Ahmad

The people of Southern Kaduna in the past few months have been greatly terrorized, killed, injured, their properties looted and destroyed by herdsmen with little or no intervention from the relevant authorities.

Protest from Kaduna
This evil going on in Southern Kaduna has made many analysts tagged it as “genocide”, because no fewer than 50 lives have been lost.

Today 8th August, was scheduled by some Human Right Activists as a day to protest against the killings in Southern Kaduna.

Protest photos from Lagos
For the protest; Refinery Junction Mahuta, Kaduna was picked as venue for the march, Maryland area of Lagos State was considered for the Lagos leg of the protest, while Unity Fountain Abuja, was picked as venue for the people interested in the protest in the Capital city.

Heavy Police presence in Kaduna
However, there was a disruption at the Kaduna venue despite the mammoth crowd that turned up for the peaceful protest. This disruption was caused by the huge presence of heavily armed Policemen at the venue.

Some eyewitnesses reported that some of the protesters were arrested.

Reports from kaduna venue:

As at the time of filing this report, we are still expecting images from Abuja venue.

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