#EndInsecurityNow Protests: DSS Invite and Detains Northern Group Leaders Over Planned Protest

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Some of the leader of #EndinsecurityNow in the north are currently been detained by Department of State Service, (DSS) to stop the planned protest.

Recall that few days after #ENDSARS protest begin nationwide, a northern group known as Coalition of Northern Group, planned to protest over continued insecurity in the northern region.

Reacting to the plan, DSS on Friday detained four of it official after honouring the invitation sent to them.

The detainee are :Nastura Ashir Sharif, Balarabe Rufai, Aminu Adam and Dr Muhammad Nawaila.

CNG’s spokesman, Abdulazeez Suleiman, in a statement on Saturday said, despite detaining some of it leader, the group will go ahead with protest, he described it as an attempt to suppress their rights.

“#EndInsecurityNow protests against the rampant killings in Northern Nigeria and displacement of hundreds of communities has come under intense pressure and intimidation in the last few hours by the DSS which is hell bent on suppressing the tearful voice of the Northerner.

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By Boluwaji Obahopo

“The development saw officials of the CNG Nastura Ashir Sharif, Balarabe Rufai, Aminu Adam and Dr Muhammad Nawaila being invited by the DSS in Kano where they were held from 11pm Friday to 2:15am Saturday.

“Throughout their stay at the DSS office, they were incommunicado not answering calls on their phones and not returning the same. We are on the alert.”

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