President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday urged Nigerian youths to shun avenue protests and have interaction his authorities in significant discussions on police reforms.
Buhari stated Nigerian youths ought to interact his administration in discussions that will result in complete reforms to finish all types of police brutality towards.
He spoke in his message to the maiden Nationwide Youth Day celebration, noticed on November 1, which coincided with the African Youth Day celebration.
Represented by the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, Buhari assured that his administration has heard the pleas of Nigerian youths.
A press release by his spokesman, Garba Shehu quoted the President because the Federal Authorities ‘‘now desires to listen to concrete and sensible concepts.
”You could notice that protests can not final indefinitely. My authorities won’t raise a hand to cease or suppress you.
”Nonetheless, the actual fact of the matter is that different forces and actors will search to take over your protests that they could redirect them in methods you didn’t intend and maybe don’t agree with.
”Each profitable protest motion the world over has understood that there comes a time when exercise should transfer from the road to the negotiation desk. That point for you has come. Don’t be afraid of this actuality. It is best to welcome it.”