President Buhari Urges Nigerian Youths To Shun Protests, Present ‘Concrete, Practical Ideas’
By Amie T. Camara
Afrinity Production draw attention to the appeal made by President Muhammadu Buhari to the youth of Nigeria to end street protests and participate in meaningful discussions with the government aimed at comprehensive reforms to end all forms of police brutality against Nigerians.
Channels said the President made the appeal at the maiden edition of the National Youth Day celebration, observed on November 1, coinciding with the African Youth Day celebration.
Against the backdrop of the recent protests against police brutality in the country, leading to the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), President Buhari, who was represented by the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, told the gathering that the pleas of Nigerian youth have been heard by his administration.
He added that the Federal Government “now wants to hear concrete and practical ideas,” from the youths, while acknowledging their constitutional right to peaceful protests.