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JUST IN: Aisha Warns Buhari About Fresh #EndSARS Protests

Aisha has warned Buhari to allow #EndSARS protesters protest.

CityNews Nigeria reports that a rights activist and co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, Aisha Yesufu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to allow #EndSARS protesters protest peacefully.

CN recalls that President Buhari, on Monday, December 7, vowed to “decisively” deal with hoodlums hiding behind peaceful protests to disrupt public peace.

President Buhari, who recalled that the #ENDSARS protests in October were hijacked by hooligans, commended security operatives, especially the Army, for restoring law and order across the country.

The President spoke while virtually declaring open the Chief of Army Staff (CAOS) Annual Conference 2020, from the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Monday.

President Buhari’s  address was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

CityNews Nigeria recalls that organisers of the planned second wave of the protests in Lagos could not make good their vow to return to the streets yesterday following a warning by the state police command on Sunday.

Aisha Warns Buhari To Allow #EndSARS Protesters Protest Or...

However, #EndSARS protesters resumed street agitation, in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, calling on the Federal Government to unfreeze the accounts of #EndSARS promoters and the release of all persons arrested during and after the protests.

Also, the FCT Police Command denied a viral video showing protesters on the streets in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

Meanwhile,President Buhari told participants at the yearly conference that hoodlums hijacked the peaceful protests, killing, maiming and destroying public and private properties.

Lauding the Army for intervening in the “large-scale criminality that ensued in the wake of the #EndSARS protests,” he said: “I am pleased to note that the Army remained resolute in the discharge of its constitutional roles.“

Reacting to the President’s warning in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, Aisha warned that its either President Buhari allows “citizens protest peacefully or they will protest violently”

“You either allow citizens protest peacefully or they will protest violently. Seems Nigeria learnt nothing from its handling of Boko Haram,” Aisha tweeted.


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