#EndSARS: Enugu governor lauds youths for peaceful protest

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Friday, commended youths for their peaceful demonstration in Enugu the state capital.

Addressing the protesters who visited him at the Government House, Enugu, to press further their demand for the #EndPoliceBrutality protest in Nigeria, Governor Ugwuanyi lent his support on the state government’s position as earlier presented by his deputy, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo, on Tuesday, as well as the decisions of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).

Ugwuanyi who described the protest as a solemn moment for the country called for prayers and a minute silence for the departed souls of victims of extra-judicial killings in the nation.

The governor, who was accompanied by his deputy, Mrs Ezeilo, commended the protesting youths for their peaceful conduct and urged them to remain law-abiding.

He promised that his administration would intervene and look into their demands, accordingly.

The protesters had earlier gone through the major streets in Enugu metropolis before storming “Lion Building” (Government House).


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