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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Lagos Today; Beggars Protest In Alausa Ikeja Lagos

Persons Living with Disabilities, PWLDs, across the 57 Local Government Areas of the state, numbering about a thousand, Tuesday, stormed office of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Alausa, Ikeja, to protest what they called unlawful arrest, detention and “inhuman treatment” of their members in the state. SEE more photos after cut ...

The protesters, under the umbrella of Physically Challenged Empowerment Initiative, PCEI, mainly of Northerners, in a peaceful protest, presented four demands to the Governor for his immediate action. Coordinator, PCEI, Mohammed Zanna, who led the placards carrying protesters, accused officials from the state’s Ministry of Youth and Social Development, MYSD, of what he called “arbitrary arrest, unlawful detention for months without trial in a terrible conditions leading to health problems and even death.

Via - Vanguard

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