Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has asserted that Nigerian youths are within their right to peacefully protest whereas making demands of their leaders.
The President, who made the assertion throughout a meeting with the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, nevertheless suggested the protesters to be cautious of unscrupulous parts who would wish to hijack their motion to realize mischief.
Relaying President Buhari’s opinion on the ongoing#EndSARS protest, after their meeting within the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, the Minister additional revealed that the President had vowed to see the reforms he promised are absolutely carried out.
Dare, who spoke to State House Correspondents after the meeting, added that President Buhari additionally appealed to the protesters to provide the federal authorities time to deal with their calls for because the crew set up has already gone to work.
“Mr. President mentioned the youths of this nation have spoken and he has heard and he has since gone to work for the youths of our nation.
“The President promised that he’ll be sure that the reforms he has promised are met, he’ll ensure that the reforms are long-lasting and that the reforms will deliver for our nation a police force that we are going to be happy with.
“He appreciates the truth that they’ve introduced the SARS points to the fore by way of their peaceable protest.
“He acknowledges the truth that they’ve known as upon the federal government to do what is critical and that because the President and a father, he’ll ensure that the calls for as put ahead are met.
“The President mentioned that so far as he’s involved, it’s vital to permit the youthful technology to exercise the freedom to protest and ensure that such protest is in a peaceable method.
“He mentioned that a part of the calls for that had been made is to ensure that these protesting are protected and that any police officer that has in some way attacked any protesters be delivered to book.
“So the President thinks it’s a fundamental right, he thinks as long as the protest is peaceable and centered.
“He believes that the youths of this nation have the appropriate to demand for sure issues,” he mentioned