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The Constitution Is Not Against Peaceful Protest, NIM Correct Police

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We wish to state strongly that peaceful protest or public demonstration against the state or government policies is a constitutional right of every citizen of Nigeria. – NIM

The Third Force Movement of Nigeria (Nigeria Intervention Movement) has correct the police saying, it’s the constitutional rights of every citizen to hold a peaceful protest.

The National Publicity Secretary of the group, Olusegun Obe made this known through a statement available to journalists on Saturday.

The statement was in response to the report from the police on the nationwide protest fixed for Monday.

 “It was illegal to criminalise of victimising any citizen for openly opposing government’s policies.”

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    The statement says, “We wish to state strongly that peaceful protest or public demonstration against the state or government policies is a constitutional right of every citizen of Nigeria.”

    “So, it is illegal to criminalise or victimise any citizen of Nigeria for openly expressing contrary stand against government’s policies and programmes as currently being done by the Nigerian Presidency against the Monday mass protests of the Nigerian people.”

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