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Okowa announces release of 14 #EndSARS protesters arrested in Ughelli

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The governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa has said that police has released 14 #EndSARS protesters arrested in Ughelli area of the state.

The governor made the announcement in a post on his Twitter handle, @IAOkowa, on Thursday night.

He wrote, “In line with our commitment to meet all the legitimate requests of the #EndSARS protesters in Delta State, all the protesters that were previously detained by the Police in Ughelli have been released.”

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Okowa had made the promise to release the arrested EndSARS protesters when he recently addressed them in the state.

A police officer, Corporal Etaga Stanley, attached to the ‘A’ Division in Ughelli, was reportedly killed after the protest in the area turned violent last week.

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