Alleged endsars protesters in detention: You are peddling fake news, police tells senator sanni

The Nigeria Police Force has faulted claim credited to Senator Shehu Sanni alleging  at the 2024 Democracy Day Dinner on June 12, 2024, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, that some EndSARS protesters in 2020 are still in police detention.
Penpushing reports that  Force  Public Relations Officer Muyiwa Adejobi faulting claim of the Federal lawmaker in a statement made available to journalists declared that no individual is still being held over the incident or wrongly prosecuted as being made to the Federal legislator
“The Nigeria Police affirms that no individual is being unlawfully detained by the Nigeria Police Force or any other security agency in Nigeria due to the EndSARS protest. All arrested individuals have been processed according to the law, and none remain unlawfully detained. In Lagos, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu pardoned approximately 100 suspects arrested by the Police during the protest”, Adejobi explained.
“For emphasis, no one anywhere in Nigeria is under Police detention or being wrongly persecuted for participating in the EndSARS protest. The issues surrounding the protest have been debated, researched, and documented, and lessons have been learnt. We have forgiven ourselves and moved on”, the statement added
“We urge the public to disregard this claim and remain assured of our commitment to upholding justice, the rule of law, and human rights. We encourage verifying information before making public statements to avoid harm and incitement”,Adejobi emphasised.
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