The planned protest in Enugu metropolis for the #EndSARS memorial anniversary was on Wednesday frustrated by the State Police Command after officers and men took over the venue of the procession.
The organizers had through flyers said that the event would begin with a symposium at the Center for Memories, Independence Layout, Enugu.
The symposium, they had also added, would be followed with a procession to the State Government House and the House of Assembly where petitions from the activists, would be submitted.
However, The Nation observed that as early as 8.00 am on Wednesday, no fewer than 12 Hilux Vans were stationed at various points of entry into the Okpara Square and House of Assembly Junction at Independence Layout.
It was also gathered that the police also ordered the managers of the Center for Memories in Enugu to stop any gathering in the premises, including the planned press conference.
The atmosphere was peaceful as the combined security operatives were strategically positioned at major routes within Independence Layout, while others were on patrol.