Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take fast actions on the unrest in different parts of the nation.
The previous Nigerian leader, in a press release on Wednesday, mentioned Buhari “should act now earlier than it’s too late”.
“This time calls for leadership and mature leadership as such”, he noted.
Obasanjo additionally appealed to the youths and End SARS protesters to provide peace a chance.
Admitting that they’ve a proper to make legitimate calls for, the retired General enjoined them keep calm.
Obasanjo mentioned his heart was heavy and that he was deeply involved in regards to the ongoing state of affairs.
He stressed that the country was at a crucial moment.
The Owu-born elders statesman suggested Buhari to restrain the military and other security agencies from utilizing brute force.
“The shooting and homicide of unarmed protesters, regardless of the extent of provocation, has by no means been efficient in suppressing public anger and frustration.
“As an alternative, such actions solely reinforces the anger and frustration of the populace and closes the window of dialogue and peaceful decision.
“It’s clear that Mr. President and his lieutenants did exhaust the opportunities for dialogue with the protesters earlier than resorting to make use of of drive.
“It’s worse that there’s denial of wrongdoing regardless of overwhelming visible proof. Nice hurt has been executed however it may be stopped earlier than it fully spirals uncontrolled”,