“Our Way of life Is Frightening Nigerian Youths”- Senator Rochas Okorocha Tells His Colleagues
In line with the Senator representing Imo West within the Nationwide Meeting and Former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha the #EndSARS protest across the nation was on account of disappointment over financial points the place there are joblessness and poverty among the many youths.
Okorocha, who spoke at a press convention over the weekend mentioned: “What began few days in the past as a peaceable protest has escalated into shedding many souls and burning property with folks residing in worry. This case may be very unlucky and extremely regrettable. I need to sympathise with those who have misplaced their family members as a result of protests.
Nevertheless, I need to say that this can be a wakeup name by the youths of this nation to the leaders of this nation. It’s a pointer that we the elite have been egocentric in dealing with the affairs of this nation. There was a monitor document of unfair management for a very long time.
The #EndSARS protest isn’t just focused on the police however a disappointment over financial points in a nation the place now we have joblessness and poverty for the youths.
As I converse to you as a senator, I’ve not acquired a dime as wage since I turned a senator. The purpose I need to make is that for those who have a look at the allowances given to the senators and break it down for lodging, transportation amongst others, it’s positively not misplaced.
You can not carry any person as a senator and count on him to be a pauper who can’t afford an honest meal.
Nevertheless, the state of affairs now requires nationwide sacrifice from the management. Even when we’re going to flip the senators to stay in hostels, let all people lower down 50 to 70 p.c of his or her earnings in order that the youths may also have a way of belonging that the leaders are making sacrifices.
The reality is that our way of life provokes youths. We should name on leaders, the legislatures and executives, to vary our way of life as a mark of sacrifice.“