Some Nigerian protesters have been captured in a video slapping a prime authorities official believed to be a kind of who accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States.
The official was harassed and slapped by the anti-Buhari protesters for meddling within the demonstrations and attempting to dissuade the protesters.
The video, obtained by SaharaReporters, confirmed the second the official, clad in a blue swimsuit, was scolded by the protesters, as he tried to persuade them to depart the scene of the demonstrations.
WATCH: Nigerian Protesters Slap Top Government Official In US For Meddling In Anti-Buhari Protests pic.twitter.com/OezJGunych
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The official, whose identification couldn’t but be ascertained, was seen approaching the protesters and shouting “I’m for One Nigeria” however he was resisted because the offended agitators shouted him down and ultimately slapped him, for pushing certainly one of them.
Meanwhile, in a video obtained by SaharaReporters on Saturday, the official standing in the way in which of the anti-Buhari’s authorities protesters was humiliated as he yelled, “I am for One Nigeria.”
One of the agitators then advised the federal government official, “Mention three streets in the North. Get out. If you are for one Nigeria, go home. Go home. Go home. Go back to Nigeria and dress like this and let them see you. I just came back from Nigeria. Look at you, go and sit down.”
He was, nevertheless, slapped when he pressured himself on the protesters and pushed certainly one of them, which made the individual filming to shout the extra as he threatened to beat up the official.
Another protester stated, “Respect yourself. You’re a useless man; such an unfortunate fellow. You’re a citizen, I’m a citizen too. We’ll beat you and nothing will happen.”
SaharaReporters had reported final week how three teams stormed the United Nations headquarters in New York, United States to stage protests as Buhari attended to deal with on the UN General Assembly, an occasion held for every week.
Two teams had been within the US to protest in opposition to the ills of Buhari’s authorities whereas one was organised by a pro-Buhari clique to face in opposition to his critics.
One of the teams, the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, is headed by Yoruba Historian, Prof Banji Akintoye.
Also, activists underneath the aegis of TakeItBack Movement who mobilised for a protest at UN headquarters in New York had been there to put out their calls for.
Meanwhile, a 3rd group ‘One Nigeria Group,’ was there, after the members had been allegedly paid to precise their help for the nation’s chief whereas selling the idea of unity in range.
The famend historian had accused the Nigerian authorities of sponsoring the counter-protest at UN headquarters, alleging that black foreigners residing within the United States of America had been “hired at $500 per head.”