The 1st ever End Sars Protest by Women in rivers state held in Port Harcourt. The Women Took The streets to demand for end to burring their children young due to the senseless killing by men in uniforms.
The Protest which kicked off from UTC Junction, matched to the Rivers state house of Assembly Then To Police headquarters at Moscow road where they were addressed by the Police PRO Them back to House of Assembly where the gates was locked against them and finally ended at Government House Port Harcourt.
The Deputy Governor of Rivers State Addresses the Women Protesters lead by Hilda Dokubo Nollywood Actor in Rivers State Government House.
Governor Wike was speaking while addressing some Rivers women under the auspices of “Concerned Mothers in Rivers State “who came on #EndSARS protest march to Government House, Port Harcourt.
Represented by his Deputy, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Wike said that the State Government felt their pains.
The Governor emphasized that it is only through total reform of the Police that the injustice meted to innocent citizens of the country would stop. “As a Government, we feel your pains and this injustice must surely stop.
“To tell you the level of impunity, some SARS officers that were even caught on camera killing people were even promoted.
“I want to thank you for the peaceful way you have conducted yourselves and assure you that we shall work together,” he stated.
Speaking on behalf of the “Concerned Mothers in Rivers State”, Mrs. Ivy Davies Etokakpan said the protest was to lend their voices to end Police brutality in the country.
Niger-Delta activist, Ankio Briggs and Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo and other prominent women resident and doing business in the state were part of the protest.