Protesters has ignored the Federal Government order banning them from holding the earlier scheduled #RevolutionNow protest called by the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore.
Sowore, who was arrested on Saturday by operatives of the Department of State Services on account of the then scheduled protest, was the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 presidential election.
Our Correspondent reports that security agents under the aegis of OP MESA, a joint Internal Security Operational platform made up of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, had surrounded the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, in the early hours of Monday, preventing people from entering the public structure.
It should be noted that One of the organisers, who is the General Secretary, United Action for Democracy and member of the Socialist Workers and Youth League, Mr. Kunle Ajayi, had vowed to go on with the mass action after the federal goverment has issued warning against the protest.
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Our Reporter also narrated that the security agents fired teargas at the unarmed protesters, who sang revolutionary songs.
He also reported that the security agents fired shots.
As of the time of filing this report, no casualty has been reported.