#BuhariMustGo protesters block Abuja airport road, set bonfire


#RevolutionNow protesters held a demonstration in the early hours of Monday along the highway leading to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the federal capital territory (FCT).


The protesters, seen in a video posted by Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow, on Twitter, microblogging platform, were chanting “Buhari must go”.


Traffic on the highway was affected by the activities of the protesters.


In the post accompanying the video, Sowore wrote: “#BuhariMustGo protest[ers] on the highway to the airport in Abuja this morning! No Rest for the wicked! #RevolutionNow.”

Sowore had called for a nationwide protest asking President Muhammadu Buhari to vacate office on June 12 — Democracy Day.


Sowore and Olawale Bakare, his ally, were arrested on August 4 and 5, 2020, for planning a nationwide protest.


They were both arraigned at a federal high court in Abuja after spending more than 100 days in detention.


Both of them were eventually released and Sowore was confined to Abuja by the court as part of his bail condition.


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