Governor And Deputy Lead #EndSARS Protesters to Police Headquarters (Video)




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Hundreds of #EndSARS Thursday marched with Governor of Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and deputy, Kayode Alabi to police headquarters in Ilorin, state capital seeking an end to police brutality.

Acknowledging grievances of , AbdulRazaq said he and a few governors and some businessmen have recently held a zoom meeting with some individuals involved in movement following which their five-point demands were forwarded to Muhammadu Buhari.

According to a statement signed by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary, Abdulrazaq said was already acting the five-point demands of the .

Accompanied by deputy, Kayode Alabi, the governor joined the from the Government House Ahmadu Bello way where the protesters, who were mostly youths had converged, briefly addressed them, and then led them to the police headquarters their request.

Addressing the protesters at the police headquarters, AbdulRazaq said the young have spoken loud and clear and would have their interest protected by the government.

He announced the setting up of an ombudsman through which can channel their grievances and have the same attended to in the state.

“However you look at it, we are all victims. I have since joined the . Some of you notice online I joined a Zoom meeting on Monday with Hajia Aisha Yesufu, Aliko Dangote, Wizkid, and others to arrive at a resolution on this protest. It was part of this what led to the five-point agenda which is being implemented now by the federal government. The is definitely listening to the complaints,” AbdulRazaq said.

“The Commissioner of Police has listened to your complaints here. I have also listened. I thank you for your calmness,” he added.

“I you to please give (Mr President) the time to implement the five-point agenda. A reform is definitely coming to address all the .”

Kwara State Police Commissioner Kayode Egbetokun, who also addressed the protesters, commended them for being peaceful.

“I to assure you the Nigerian Police is with the youth. We have heard your report against some of our officers. I to implore you to report anything against the Police in this state to me directly. I assure you action will be taken,” Egbetokun said.

 

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