By VICTOR AHIUMA-YOUNG

LAGOS — THE Police yesterday in Yaba area of Lagos, arrested former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Dr. Dipo Fashina and four other leaders of the Joint Action Front, JAF, who were leading hundreds of activists and commercial motor cycle operators, popularly known as Okada riders, to protest the ban on Okada activities on some Lagos roads.

Others arrested  and still in detention at the time of this report were Comrade Abiodun Aremu, Hassan Taiwo Soweto, Usman Oloyede and Segun Oladunni.

While Dr. Fashina is the Chairman of JAF, the umbrella body for pro-people civil society organisations, Comrade Aremu is the body’s secretary.

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