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Eholor Sues FCT Minister for Banning #EndSARS Protests in Abuja

President and convener of One Love Foundation, has filed a suit against the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the Nigeria Police Force for proclaiming the #EndSARS protests banned in the city of Abuja.

Eholor told Jungle Journalist Media Ltd that his lawyer has since filed the suit at the FCT High Court.

Our Abuja Correspondent learnt that the legal counsel to Patrick Eholor, Ihensekhien Samuel Junior, a popular Abuja-based public interest lawyer and activist, in his comments thanked Eholor for taking this bold step in protecting the constitutional rights of all FCT and Nigeria citizens of their rights to peaceful protest vide the suit.

According to him, the suit is to restrain the FCT Minister and Nigeria Police Force in general from violating the rights of protesters in the #EndSARS/# EndSWAT debacle.

He further implored security agencies to respect the fundamental rights of peaceful assembly, association, and the right to freedom of speech of all #EndSARS protesters in this regard.

As at press time, steps were being taken to serve Nigeria Police Force and the Minister with notices of the suit.