- President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has lent his voice on the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria
- The Ghanaian president revealed he has spoken with President Buhari and he is committed to ending the ENDSARS impasse
- Akufo-Addo called for dialogue between the Nigerian government and #EndSARS protesters
Nana Akufo-Addo, the president of Ghana and chairperson of the ECOWAS Authority has called for calm, and the use of dialogue to resolve the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria.
The West African president disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday evening, October 21, on his verified Twitter account following the killings of protesters and the campaign against police brutality
Akufo-Addo said he spoke to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian leader assured him that the processes that will lead to reforms have begun.
He warned that violence was not the solution to the crisis arising from protests against police brutality and bad governance in Nigeria.
“I join all well-meaning persons in calling for calm, and the use of dialogue in resolving the End SARS impasse in Nigeria.
”I have spoken with President Buhari, who is committed to this end, and has begun the processes that will lead to reform."
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that following the nationwide protests against police brutality and the attendant killings and destruction of property, the presidency has appealed for calm and understanding from Nigerians.
The presidency also reiterated President Buhari's commitment to the full implementation of the demanded reform of the Nigeria Police Force.
In a statement issued by the special adviser on media and publicity to the president, Femi Adesina, the presidency observed that not less than 13 states across the country have started the process towards fulfilling demands of the protesters by setting up the prescribed judicial commissions of inquiry into police brutality.
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