“It Is Unfair To Say That Govt Is Not Doing Something About The #EndSARS Protest”


Tolu Ogunlesi

Tolu Ogunlesi, the President’s Particular Adviser on Digital Media has stated that it’s not truthful for Nigerians to say that the federal government is doing little or nothing in regards to the on-going #EndSARS protest to kick in opposition to police brutality within the nation.

Talking in an interview on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics, Tolu averred that great progress has been and remains to be being made to satisfy the calls for of Nigerians protesting in opposition to police brutality within the nation.

He added that police reforms now, has by no means been this excessive on the agenda any authorities since 1999.

The presidential aide stated;

If you happen to have a look at the 5 for five, you possibly can see that fairly great progress has been made on all of those.

“By no means earlier than has police reforms been this excessive on the agenda of any authorities since 1999, so it’s unfair to say that authorities has not or will not be doing something.

“I believe to this point, the federal government has proven good religion in first acknowledging the calls for on the highest stage of presidency. If you happen to undergo the record of calls for one after the other you will notice that a whole lot of work has gone into assembly these calls for.”

He additional famous that a few of the calls for of the #EndSARS potesters are between medium to long run.

Tolu added;

“As for an impartial physique to supervise the prosecution of officers; that’s additionally the place the judicial panel of inquiry is available in as a result of they’ll make suggestions after which one level that’s vital to make is that State Attorneys Normal have the facility to prosecute offending law enforcement officials”.

On the welfare of law enforcement officials, ogunlesi stated;

“It’s clearly a long run purpose among the many 5 for five calls for however even at that, President Buhari final yr signed the Police Belief Fund Invoice which can be certain that the welfare or compensation of law enforcement officials is dealt with”.


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