- Some Nigerian governors have vowed to keep the country one
- Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state made this known on Monday, November 2
- The governors, however, condemned demonstrations by the EndSARS protesters
Following the agitation for the breakaway of Nigeria by some ethnic groups and the hues and cries generated by the EndSARS protests nationwide, the northern governors have vowed to ensure that Nigeria remains one indivisible entity.
Vanguard reports that the governors on Monday, November 2, in Kaduna, condemned the subversive actions of the EndSARS protests and alleged that the superlative agitations and other change-regime actions outside the ballot box took advantage of the peaceful protests to push for their separative agenda.
Legit.ng gathered that the governors endorsed the indivisibility, indissolubility and oneness of the country at the meeting.
This was contained in a communique read by their chairman and governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong after a high powered meeting at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna.
The meeting, according to the report, was also attended by the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF), the chief of staff to the president, ministers, emirs and chiefs from the north, the IGP and other prominent personalities from the regime.
The communique read:
"In furtherance to its resolution to further engage with the critical stakeholders of the North, the northern states governors forum held a meeting today Monday 2nd November, 2020 at the council chamber, Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna.
"The meeting was attended by His Excellency, the Senate president of the federal republic, the honourable deputy speaker and other members of the National Assembly, the chief of staff to the president, the minister of Federal Capital Territory, the minister of information and culture, the Inspector General of Police, principal officers of the National Assembly, chairman of the northern states traditional rulers council led by His Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto amongst others."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari appealed to youths in Nigeria to end street protests and get involved in negotiations aimed at ending police brutality in the country.
It was reported that Buhari made the appeal on Sunday, November 1, at an event to mark the maiden national youth day celebration.
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