Senate President Dr. Ahmad Lawan has pleaded with protesters of the ENDSARS campaign to halt the protests as the government is still in talks to meet their demands in the shortest possible time.
According to him, the economy will be distracted if protesters keep preventing people from going to their workplaces to work.
Dr. Lawan added that the government needs more time to research and come up with a better strategy to End SARS operations in the country.
Watch the full statement below;
“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” – Senate President, @DrAhmadLawan after meeting with the President this ‘noon. pic.twitter.com/LuVHZEgbUp
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) October 18, 2020