End SARS: Buhari’s aide cautions policemen on actions against protesters

One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aides, Tolu Ogunlesi, has warned policemen about escalating brutality during the #EndSARS protests.

Ogunlesi was reacting to men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) throwing teargas canisters at peaceful protesters in Abuja on Friday.

The police teargassed the protesters in a bid to disperse them.

Some of the protesters alleged that the police officers dispersed them while fully armed.

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However, Ogunlesi says the officers should be handing out face masks and water to the crowd.

He wrote: “Police that should be handing out face masks and bottled water to peaceful protesters.

“The response to peaceful protesters protesting police brutality is not to further police brutality.”

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