The President of Nigeria, Mohammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration will do whatever it takes to prevent a repeat of the #ENDSARS protests in the country.
Buhari made this promise when he spoke through the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyiadi, after the National Security Council (NSC) meeting held at the State House on Tuesday, November 17.
Dingyadi disclosed, “Mr. President assures Nigerians that he will do whatever it takes to ensure that a repeat of the #EndSARS protest does not occur in Nigeria again.”
Mr. President assured that all stakeholders will be involved in the process of maintaining peace in the country, particularly the youth, community leaders, traditional rulers, politicians, public servants, religious leaders, etc.
“The Federal Government will continue to maintain its democratic, humane, and just postures in handling security matters in the country.
“What we are saying is that government will continue to dialogue, listen and carry all stakeholders along in ensuring that there is no repeat of what happened that led to the destruction of both public and private properties,” he explained.
Dingyadi added that the security council highlighted with dismay, the increased cases of banditry and kidnapping especially in the northwest and north-central parts of the country, and has resolved to better equip the police with modern-day technology to tackle all forms of insecurity.