Some young people have charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s employees with extortion.
In Ibadan, Oyo State, the youths organized a demonstration against the EFCC on Thursday. A similar demonstration by some young people was held in Warri, Delta State, a few days prior to this one.
The youths, who took the protest to the Oyo State Government Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, expressed displeasure with the conduct of the anti-graft agency, as they alleged assault on innocent youths.
The protesters were seen holding banners, some of which read, “Enough of the extortion from EFCC,” and “End EFCC,” among others.
The youths, who also caused traffic around Bodija area of Ibadan, accused the EFCC of carrying out illegal house searches and arrests in their operations. They sought the review and reform of the agency’s activities.
The ‘END EFCC’ is coming in a few days to the memorial of the October 20, 2020 #EndSARS protest, when shootings took place at Lekki Tollgate by the Nigerian military.