Report reaching Newsbreak.Ng said they was chaos in Bayelsa state on Tuesday.
Aniko Briggs, an activist, was alleged to have led a crowd of protesters to Yenegoa, the capital of Bayelsa, to show opposition to the state government’s cattle grazing policy. Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson had recently announced the Bayelsa Palm Area for cattle grazing, a development Briggs frowned upon. The Tuesday’s protest also coincided with he fifth anniversary of Seriake-led government.
In an e-mail sent to this medium, a certain Franklin Agbeki said Ms. Briggs determined “to mobilize Bayelsans for a violent protest against the government.”
“Ms. Briggs stormed Yenagoa, the state capital in the early hours of Tuesday in company of hoodlums imported from her home state, Rivers. She was reportedly sharing money to youths in the Tombia Roundabout of the state capital, majority of whom are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to lure them into violent protest but were dispersed by security operatives,” Agbeki stated.
- Adefola Ademosu