Residents of Bonny Kingdom in Bonny local government area of Rivers state have carried out a peaceful protest to demand an end to  irregularities and  attacks by sea pirates on Bonny waterways. 

The resident, numbering about five hundred were seen demonstrating peacefully around Bonny main town with placards tagged: “#End Rapping, #End Sea Piracy in Bonny waterways” 

However, the protesters reported that the most recent of the attacks was on January 5, 2021, when two indigenes drowned in the river after pirates attacked their boat. They added that the pirates after the attack made away with valuables from the passengers, and asked them to jump into the high sea. 

The protesters, insist that there has been no improvement in the security situation in bonny and went further to make some demands. see below:

 


Bonny Local Government Area can only be accessed through the high sea, as the Federal Government’s N120 billion, 37-kilometer bridge to connect the Island to mainland Rivers State is yet to be completed.

 

See Protest Video Below: