Uyo endsars protest explained, Uyo endsars protest was yesterday hijacked by hoodlums carted away with goods belonging to people who went on with their normal business activities.
Uyo EndSARS Protest Explained – According to an eye witness who narrated to Information Drillers, he explained how the Uyo endsars protested was hijacked by hoodlums, how one person was killed in Plaza and at Calabar – Itu Highway, how LG shop was looted, how Mbetto boutique was looted, how De Choice Mall was burnt, Ibom Specialist Hospital destroyed and other casualties.
Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom State had joined other states in Nigeria to protest against police brutality, the protest went smooth for days.
On the first day, a protest was led to government house where the governor came out to address the peaceful protesters and gave the sum of 4 million naira to the protesters in appreciation for a peaceful conduct.
Trouble escalated when on Thursday evening, some group of protesters/hoodlums under the guise of endsars protest proceeded to the Uyo correctional center, Barracks road, Uyo.
The eyes witness who pleaded anonymous said the hoodlums forced their way through the prison barricade to break into Uyo correctional center but the security team in charge of the prison shot one of the hoodlums’ to death.
According to him, the hoodlums took the corpse of away in truck and rally around Uyo, on their arrival at Ibom Plaza, a popular relaxation center in Uyo, the hoodlums started vandalizing and looting from people’s business.
Properties Destroyed in Uyo by EndSARS Protesters
Hoodlums who disguised as endsars protesters, first went to Uyo correctional center to free prisoners but failed which led to the death of one of them.
The hoodlums broke into Anchor Insurance Company and set the company building ablaze, they proceeded to Access Bank, Aka road branch and vandalized the ATM machines with an attempt to burn down the bank building.
Series of looting was reported to have been carried out around Ibom plaza. The endsars hoodlums moved into De Choice Shopping Mall, set some parts of the mall on fire.
A popular Teckno shop was looted and destroyed along Ikot Ekpene road while Mbeto boutique was also looted dry.
The hoodlums headed straight to LG show room, they broke the door and carted away with electronic and destroyed some of them. Our source gathered that people who went into the show room to loot electronics sustained injuries because the hoodlums beat them up with cuts because they were not part of them.
Ibom specialist hospital was among the properties destroyed in Uyo by hoodlums who masqueraded as endsars protesters.
Also in the list of destroyed properties by Endsars hoodlums in uyo is the State owned news broadcasting station, Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Coperation (AKBC).
Two persons were reportedly dead on Thursday in Uyo as looting continues along Berger junction, Idoro road, Uyo.
Peace returned to the city of Uyo when soldier were deployed to every nooks and crannies of the city.
The governor of the state, Deac. Udom Emmanuel had imposed a 24 hours curfew in the Uyo capital city, he later exptended the curfew with 12 additional hours.
When Will Uyo Curfew End?
The governor of Akwa Ibom State had imposed a 36 hours curfew in Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom state. the Uyo curfew is expected to end 7AM, 24th October, 2020. The curfew was a 24 hours curfew but extended due to abnormalcie still looming in the State’s capital due to endsars protesters.