EndSARS protest: Nigerian youths urged to quit violence
- The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights has called on all Nigerian youths protesting against police brutality to stop
- CALSER the youth have been able to make their demands known to President Muhamamdu Buhari
- According to the centre, the youths should leave the streets, sit back and allow the government deliver on their demands
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The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) on Sunday, October 25, called on Nigerian youths to quit the #EndSARS activities and embrace the generous and kind-heartedness of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Centre said the youths have already succeeded in earning the attention of the president on their demands.
It urged the youths to sit back and allow the government do its part in ending police brutality in Nigeria.
Addressing Nigerians at a town hall meeting themed: 'Consensus Building for National Unity, Peace, Cohesion and Confidence in the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari', the centre said violence as a means of protests cannot be condoned.
In her address, the president of the centre, Princess Ajibola, said now is time for youths to celebrate this remarkable feat achieved through the instrumentality of their voices.
Ajibola said the oneness of the voices and the determination with which the peaceful protests were conducted across the nation by Nigerians is commendable.
Speaking on compensations for victims of police brutality, Ajibola said appealed to youths to allow government take decisions on the matter.
She also urged the youths not to allow some unscrupulous elements to take undue advantage to perpetrate violence in the country especially with the outcome of recent events across Nigeria.
She called on Nigerians to commend the efforts of President Buhari who, according to the centre, has proven to be a father figure to Nigerian.
"President Muhammadu Buhari deserves all the commendation for the promptness with which he acceded to our demands. He has proven that he is a true democrat that is receptive to ideas towards making Nigeria great."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced a review of the earlier curfew declared in the state.
The governor said the new curfew time will now run from 8 pm in the night until 6 am in the morning across the state.
The state government also called on residents of Lagos to plan their activities in accordance with the new curfew time.
Also, since the discovery of warehouses where covid-19 palliatives have been stored were made, hoodlums have continued to invade these locations.
On Sunday, October 25, some hoodlums broke into the Jos residence of former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in search of palliatives.
The hoodlums also invaded the warehouse of Plateau Agricultural Development Programme (PADP) where they succeeded in stealing bags fertilizer, pumping machines and other agriculture implements.
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