​June 12: Police fire tear gas at protesters in Abuja

Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force (FCT Command) on Saturday at the Gudu district in Abuja,  dispersed a June 12 protest group when they fired tear gas canisters at the protesters.

The protest was said to have taken off at about 08:30 am and was progressing with the protesters, mostly youths, expressing dissatisfaction with the state of affairs in the nation.

The protesters, who chanted slogans such as, “Buhari must go”, “Say no to injustice”, “Stop the killings” amongst others, scampered for safety when the security operatives started firing tear gas at the demonstration ground.

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