Nigerian-Irish television presenter, activist and local politician, Yemi Adenuga on Wednesday joined scores Nigerians and other residents in a candle light protest over police killing of Nigerian in Dublin.
Yemi Adenuga leading protest against Nigerian killed in Dublin pic.twitter.com/ZUIIfEjCDK
— Falade Olaotan (@Falade_Olaotan) December 31, 2020
Video footage of how Nkencho who shot dead later surfaced online.
TheNewsGuru.com, TNG reports that Nkencho’s terrific shooting and subsequent death has since sparked outrage as Nigerians resident in the country have started mounting protests to demand justice for his killing by the Irish police officer.
They (the Nigerian community in Dublin) are also pushing for criminal trial of Garda (policeman) who brutally killed Nkencho. They are also Instituting a civil case suing the An Garda Síochanna (The Irish Police).
Meanwhile, the protest continues today (Thursday) and Friday. A strongly worded petition is to be sent to the Prime Minister (Taoiseach) of Irelan and the Minister of Justice.
The protesting group has also started a petition online here: ✍️ http://chng.it/r4tmy77q
TNG reports that Adenuga was in May 2019 elected to Meath County Council, making her the first black woman to be elected to a county council in Ireland