Nigerians have expressed dismay over reports that the police has sealed off the venue of a symposium where Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, and other speakers were scheduled to speak on Nigeria’s security challenges.
The programme organised by Coalition for Revolution (CORE) – same group behind sowore’s revoluytion now -was billed to hold at 46, Ibijoke street, Oluyole bus-stop, Oregun, Lagos.
According TheCable, when the venue was visited on Monday, there was heavy presence of police personnel and vans.
A police officer reportedly told people to leave the venue immediately.
Reacting, Nigerians on twitter have expressed disappointment at the development, with Majority accusing the government of dictatorship.
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