Protesters in Upper Sakponba road axis, Ikpoba Okha LGA, in Edo state has set the Ogbekun police station ablaze.
The police officers on duty only escaped by the whiskers having been caught in the inferno.
Some of the eyewitnesses said they were surprised to see the protesters attacking the police station during a peaceful protest to demand reforms in governance.
Osahon Ogie, an eyewitness said he was surprised to see hoodlums hijacking the process, thereby causing more hardship on the people.
‘Even when we caught some thieves during the process we dealt with them accordingly but we are surprised that some very few ones have taken to the part of negativity. Burning the police station will not stop us from the candid struggle, we have our focus and we must achieve it, he added.
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