Minister of Data, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Saturday stated the continuing #EndSARS protests by youths throughout the nation is pointless because the Federal Authorities has met the calls for and has even accomplished greater than what was requested.
He additionally stated the Federal authorities can’t go larger than what it has accomplished in assembly the calls for of the protesting youths.
Whereas talking on the assault on Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola by hoodlums, he stated newest developments within the nation has proven that the continuing #EndSARS protests has been utterly hijacked by ‘darkish forces’.
The Minister spoke on Nigerian Tv Authority (NTA) information programme, Weekend File monitored by Each day Unbiased.
He stated President Muhammadu Buhari is not going to abdicate his obligations, quantity one in every of which is the safety of lives and property.
He stated “If the aim of this protest is to fulfill your calls for and that calls for has been met and made public, and authorities has been giving marching orders, for crying out loud, in case you are honest from the phrase go, why don’t you give the federal government an opportunity? We will’t go larger than what we’ve got accomplished”.
“The assembly of NEC comprise all governors of the nation, presided over by the Vice-President. A communiqué was learn out and we’ve got began the implementation. We’ve requested all state governors to arrange Victims Assist Fund; all state governors, not solely are you going to have a judicial panel of enquiry, however the composition should comprise of youths, college students and CSOs”.
“We went additional to say that they need to arrange a Particular Safety and Human Rights committee In every states with college students, youths and CSOs as members. And we’re saying that the brand new Police Particular Tactical unit will overseen by this panel which contains of CSOs and youths. I don’t assume we will bend past that” .