HomeNBA NewsNBA Ikeja Branch to Hold Protest March against Police Brutality

NBA Ikeja Branch to Hold Protest March against Police Brutality


The Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) Ikeja Branch has announced plan to hold an all-inclusive protest march against the various abuse of powers by the Nigeria Police on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018.

The decision was taken at an emergency meeting held by the Branch today to discuss the report of the Committee set up to investigate Police brutality against one of their members Adeyemi Abijo Esq.

According to the Chairman of the Branch, Mr. Adesina Ogulana;

TIGER BAR to hold a press conference on Thursday 15 Feb 2018 at her Secretariat on ABUSE OF POWERS BY THE NIGERIA POLICE and to stage an all inclusive protest march on the same subject matter on Tuesday 20 Feb 2018 . These are part of the key decisions taken today at the emergency meeting of the Tiger Bar today to entertain the report of the ADEJARE KEMBI COMMITTEE ON POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST ADEYEMI ABIJO ESQ, a Tiger..”

The planned protest is coming on the heels of unwarranted and unprovoked cases of Police brutality against  lawyers. The assault on Adeyemi Abijo Esq. became the height of the unreasonable attack on lawyers by the police. Mr. Abijo was recently bitten, handcuffed like a criminal by men of the Nigerian Police for  attempting to intervene against Police unjust harassment of an innocent citizen.

It is expected that lawyers in and outside the branch would join in the protest.

[espro-slider id=17536]

Share on

Place your
Advert Here

Are you looking to boost your brand visibility and connect with your target audience? Look no further! Secure prime advertising space in our dedicated section and showcase your products or services to our engaged community.

Related articles:

Tinubu Orders Integration of NOUN Graduates by NYSC, Law School

President Bola  Tinubu, on Wednesday, directed the inclusion of...

Blood Found on Chidinma’s Dress was Usifo Ataga’s – Forensic Expert

The trial of an undergraduate student, Chidinma Ojukwu, for...

NBA 2024 Election: ECNBA Receives 50 Nominations

The Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian...

Tinubu to Declare Open Nigeria’s Justice Sector Reforms Summit

President Bola Tinubu will declare Nigeria’s justice sector reform...

NBA 2024 Election: Usman Ogwu Sule, SAN to Head Election Appeal Committee

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr....

Recent Posts: