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Security Operatives Take Over Ojota Park Over Planned Protest For Slain Bamise

There is heavy presence of security operatives at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos where some youths proposed to protest for slain Bamise Ayanwole.

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday, confirmed the death of Bamise, who went missing after boarding a Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) service on February 26.

Following the outrage that trailed Bamise’s alleged gruesome murder, some youths vowed to embark on a protest on Tuesday.

In a flier shared on Twitter, the youths vowed to storm the Secretariat in Alausa, Ikeja and all BRT terminals in Lagos State.

They also demanded justice for the 22-year-old lady and prosecution of all the suspects involved in the death of the fashion designer.

Meanwhile, men of the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps are stationed at the park strategically.

Also operatives of the Department of State Services are among the joint security forces at the venue with scores of patrol vans, heavy anti-riot gun trucks and Black Marias.

No protester has been seen at the venue as of 9:00am but it was observed that Passengers were left stranded at the various Bus Rapid Transit terminals across the state with no bus in sight.

There are speculations the BRT has suspended operations for fear of attack following the death of 22-year-old Bamise Ayanwole.

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