Police officers have taken over the venue for the planned mega rally in support for Oduduwa Republic in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The mega rally was scheduled to hold at Mapo Hall by 9am on Saturday.
Police stormed the area before the organizers of the event get there, the police officers are also conducting stop and search operation in the area. The mega rally was organized by Professor Banji Akintoye, every attempt made by journalists to reach him are futile.
Nigerians have reacted differently to the development, see some reactions below.
Wale said: "You need to up date this report @SaharaReporters on going right now is hectical crowds have taken over mopo hall and it environs. Police are on lookers as of this time of reporting. Kindly ask your reporter on ground to update this news"
Kelvin said: "Anytime we want to fight for our freedom or justice they are always ready to deter us 😔😔 one day Na one day una go talk how many police and army wey una get"
Adama said: "Nigeria Police Force again. Why are the security agencies, particularly the Police always active to stop citizens whenever they're expressing their views peacefully? Don't they realize such archaic actions can radicalize and harden citizens positions on certain National issues?"
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