A gaggle, Free Nigeria Motion, FNM, has referred to as for the tip of the protest in opposition to the presidential election that produced the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC’s candidate, Bola Tinubu as winner.
The group made the decision in a press release by the Convener, Moses Paul, on Thursday, barely 4 days to the inauguration of the president-elect.
Paul mentioned the group was retreating from the protest to strategize on different technique of getting justice, stressing that it may well now not assure the security of members within the face of daunting threats and intimidation.
He mentioned, “Our focus is unshakably Nigerian. Our guidelines are written by justice. Consequently, the Free Nigeria Motion will now not take part in any protests or gatherings to contest the result of the presidential election of February 25, 2023.
“That is in line with our dedication to make sure that no life is misplaced in our protest. Given the load of threats and intimidation day by day acquired by our leaders, we are able to now not assure the security of members and subsequently name for the cessation of public outings for protests. We make this announcement right this moment and can ship copies to the police and DSS.
“Henceforth, our banners or placards won’t be utilized in any protests pertaining to the presidential election till additional discover. Any sighting of our banner or the likeness of such at any protest, kindly word, will not be us.”
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