SARS Update

October 18, 2020

EndSARS: Buhari meets Lawan, Gbajabiamila over protests

EndSARS: Buhari meets Lawan, Gbajabiamila over protests
File Photo: Buhari, Lawan, and Gbajabiamila in a meeting in February, 2020

By Rasheed Sobowale

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday was reported to have been in a meeting with the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila over the EndSARS protests across the nation.

This was revealed in a tweet by Bashir Ahmad, the Special Assistant to the President on New Media.

After the meeting, the NASS representatives, Lawan and Gbajabiamila, “appealed to Nigerian youth to end the #EndPoliceBrutality protests across the country as the government heard and accepted their genuine demands and working to address all of them.”

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Speaking, the Senate President, Lawan said; “Since the issues [raised by the protesters] have been accepted [by the government] the time has come for the protests to stop, government needs to have time to implement the demands of the protesters”.

Vanguard News Nigeria.