"ADDRESS NIGERIANS NOW"-SENATE TO BUHARI- 21st Oct 2020, 09:31am
President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to show responsibility by addressing Nigerians over recent protests.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to address Nigerians especially youths protesting against police brutality.
The Senate made the call on Tuesday asking Buhari to address the nation on the current nationwide protests by youths against police brutality and bad governance.
The Senate also directed the police to offer protection to the #EndSARS protesters to prevent hoodlums from hijacking their genuine action.
The Senate decision was sequel to a point of order by Senator Biodun Olujimi, titled, “#EndSARS: The need for a comprehensive reform”
The federal lawmakers urged the protesters to stop their agitation on the streets while the Federal Government address their demands.
They also urged Buhari to immediately set up a judicial panel of enquiry made up of eminent Nigerians that would be respected by the youths to identify the notorious SARS operatives and ensure their arrest and prosecution