Philip Shaibu, deputy governor of Edo, has claimed that at least three ladies who came out to support the #EndSARS protest were raped by suspected hoodlums who attacked the protesters in the state.
Shaibu made this known while speaking when he featured on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, on Monday, Shaibu said the government would do its best to protect residents.
“It’s quite unfortunate that the #EndSARS protests today went violent and the correctional service at Sapele road and Oko prison were invaded. There were jail break in both sides”, he said.
“Before then, during the weekend, hoodlums took over. Yesterday, three young ladies were raped.
He added that some people drove very recklessly, and many are losing their lives.
Edo state yesterday imposed a 24 hours curfew, after a jailbreak at a correctional centre in Benin, Edo state.
Inmates were set free in another prison in Benin.
#EndSARS protesters have been attacked in different parts of the country.
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