Information reaching us from a reliable source has it that some hoodlums have hijacked the ENDSARS protest in Edo state capital.
Apart from th spate of violence reported across Benin city since weekend, we are informed that there is a prison break this morning as hoodlums under the pretence of protest are said to have stormed the Central Proson in Benin, freeing prisoners and prison staff scamper for safety from the huge number of the thugs.
Tweets from Edo state has shown photographs and videos of prisoners climbing the prison fence to escape. Prisoners are also seen in videos jubilating in the streets of Benin city.
Organisers and leaders of the ENDSARS protest have dissociated themselves from the protests in Edo State, as the protesters have become totally uncontrollable.
See tweets from Edo people:
Channels TV in their tweet has also reported that the Edo state Government has declared 24hours curfew to beginning by 4pm to end protests. According to Channels TV tweet, anyone seen outside after 4pm will be dealt with by security men.