Senator Ben Murray Bruce is one of the Peoples Democratic party(PDP) members currently at the National Secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to protest the outcome of the 2018, Osun state gubernatorial election.
According to the lawmaker, he has just been teargassed b police at the secretariat of the commission. Taking to twitter to reveal his ordeal, Ben Bruce wrote that gunshots are being fired in the ‘peaceful’ protest.
He also stated that it was clear ‘madness’ to be treated like that, in a country he fought for and invested in.
I have just been teargassed by the @PoliceNG at @inecnigeria office. Gunshots have been fired. This was a d still is a peaceful protest. How can I be treated like this in a country I have fought for and invested in? This is madness, I came with words they answered with bullets!
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) October 5, 2018