“Growing Police Wage Will Not Cease Police Corruption,” – Seun Kuti
Nigerians have been informed that rising salaries of cops won’t cease the corruption within the power.
This was made public by Seun Kuti, one of many sons of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
He said that the calls for made by Nigerian youths within the #5for5 checklist of calls for is “too weak” which is why he’s reluctant to become involved within the present protest.
“It’s like we’re preventing for police to dwell a greater life,” he stated.
He additional said that police are adults and if they don’t seem to be glad with their wage, they’ll protest or go on strike.
He added: “It’s not the responsibility of Nigerians to battle for police to have higher wage. If police don’t like their wage and welfare, allow them to strike and protest.”
He additionally stated that a rise in wage shouldn’t be the answer to police corruption.
“Growing police wage won’t cease police corruption,” he stated.
He continued: “If cash dey cease corruption, why our legislators nonetheless dey thief?”
He went on to say that it seems the common Nigerian is preventing for the problem that impacts them, which is police brutality, as a result of they wish to freely drive their Benz with out being harrassed. However they don’t appear to care in regards to the issues that have an effect on poorer Nigerians.
He stated that SARS shouldn’t be our solely drawback, including that NURTW boys accumulate cash from market ladies, okada riders, and bus drivers on a regular basis and nobody is preventing for them. Seun stated a name to finish the harrassment these poor Nigerians face from these NURTW boys who extort cash from them must be included within the checklist of calls for, as a substitute of advocating for a rise in police wage.
“All people is being extorted at each stage on this nation every single day.”
He referred to as the #5for5 “ineffective calls for” and stated nobody can drag him to the present agitation as a result of the calls for usually are not critical sufficient.