Here are photos from the OccupyNASSunltd protest organised by showbiz boss, Charlyboy on November 15th 2016 at the national assembly in Abuja.
It was a peaceful protest tagged #OPENNASS. The group made several demands to the government one of which was the scrapping of Nigeria’s upper legislative house, as well as accountability in the budget process.
The protest began at the Unity Fountain, near Transcorp Hilton Hotel, with the demonstrators carrying placards and Nigeria flags singing anti-government songs. Below is a list of demands the group made;
A unicameral legislature, Reversal of the Senate’s recent amendment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Act, Removal of the immunity clause for criminal matters,Discontinuation of the practice of constituency projects and Abolition of the joint state and local government account.
Arriving at the main gate of the National Assembly, the demonstrators hoisted placards, flags and even tied banners to the national assembly gate forcing the security operatives to shut down the entrance.