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Bullied By Buhari’s “Violent Supporters”, Concerned Nigerian Group Holds Last Sit-Out



The Concerned Nigerians Group calling for the resignation and resumption of President Muhammadu Buhari will end its sit out today, a day after its members were attacked at the Wuse market in Abuja.

A co-convener of the group, Charles Oputa popularly called Charly Boy told Channels Television that the group is restrategising on how to continue pursuing its cause.

Charly Boy who said this at the Unity Fountain vowed that the group will not be intimidated by the government or any security agencies.xecute its demands and would resist every form of intimidation from government and its security agencies.

They were dispersed by anti-riot policemen and one of the leaders Charly Boy was bruised.

Early Tuesday, members of the movement, #ResumeOrResign, led by popular musician, Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, were attacked at the market by supporters of the ailing president which led to the closure of the Abuja market.

The incident later resulted in the breakout of an intertribal clash in the market, which caused chaos and forced the police to close the market.

The chaos however continued on the streets outside the market as people were seen hurling stones and other projectiles at one another, while others scampered for safety.

“He came to protest. When he got to the gate, the security men said he should not come in but he insisted and said he wanted to buy something in the market. The security men tried to stop him but he still entered.

“When he entered and began to speak against Buhari, ‘some Hausa people’ began to beat him but he managed to escape on one of the motorcycles,’’ he said Mohammed Lawal, an eyewitness.

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