Monday, February 20, 2012

Fuel Protests Memorial - Gani's Wife, Son, 18 Activists Arrested

19 February 2012

Wife of late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, Mrs.Bukola Fawehinmi, his son, Mohammed Fawehinmi, former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union University and Chairman of Joint Action Front, JAF, Dr. Dipo Fashina, Secretary of JAF, Comrade Abiodun Aremu and 16other activists were yesterday arrested by police in Lagos while on their way to Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Square, Ojota to hold a memorial service for killed victims of the fuel subsidy protests.

The 20 activists were taken to the Police Command while Gani Fawehinmi's wife and son who after being tear gassed came to the police commissioner to secure their bail and were also arrested as part of the group.

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