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#June12thProtest: Pro-government Supporters Allegedly Beat Up Protester in Abuja

The protester was beaten by Pro-government supporters at Unity fountain in Abuja.

Protesters rallying support for the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari,  on Saturday, June 12, 2021, attacked a man carrying a placard with the inscription “Buhari Behave.”

The incident happened at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital where pro-Buhari supporters gathered wearing customised T-shirts and carrying banners in support of the incumbent administration.

But the anti-Buhari protester who came carrying a placard asking Buhari to behave was attacked, wounded, and almost lynched before police officers rescued him.

Photo: Bernard Daniel/Humangle

“This one is against Buhari and he is a Yahoo boy,” the Buhari supporters were heard saying  in Hausa language while they rained fists and shoes on the anti-Buhari lone protester.

The placard he held was collected, torn and he was wounded.


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