One of many #EndSARS protesters who was attacked by suspected thugs in Abuja is lifeless.
Anthony Onome, the sufferer, was stabbed on Saturday when he and different agitators protesting towards police brutality have been attacked by suspected hoodlums within the Kubwa space of the nation’s capital.
TheCable had reported how the suspects attacked the protesters in Abuja.
Onome was later taken to the Nationwide Hospital, Abuja, the place he died whereas receiving therapy.
Tayo Haastrup, the hospital spokesperson, confirmed his demise to TheCable on Sunday evening.
Haastrup recognized the deceased as a kind of within the hospital’s morgue however stated he couldn’t verify the place he had been introduced from.
TheCable understands that Onome was admitted within the hospital and transferred to the intensive care unit earlier than he handed on.
A supply stated he had misplaced a lot blood earlier than he was admitted to the hospital.
A number of movies of him posted on social media confirmed how he was struggling to stroll after shedding a lot blood from a wound on the pinnacle.
The protest is a part of a nationwide #EndSARS motion which began as an opposition towards the now-dissolved particular anti-robbery squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Power.
Now in its eleventh day, the protesters are demanding a greater welfare and improved governance.
Whereas the protest has continued peacefully in most elements of the nation, among the agitators have come underneath assault in varied locations, together with Abuja, Lagos, Osun and Edo.
On Sunday, after assembly President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the home of representatives, urged the protesters to depart the streets and provides the federal government an opportunity to hold out their calls for.