#EndSARS: Senate Directs Buhari To Address Nigerians As Protests Linger

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The Senate has directed President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation immediately on the current nationwide protests by youths against police brutality and bad governance.

The upper legislative chamber issued the directive at plenary on Tuesday.

The Senate also implored the police to protect the #EndSARS protesters to prevent hoodlums from hijacking their genuine agitation.

The directive was consequent upon on a point of order by Senator Biodun Olujimi, titled, “#EndSARS: The need for a comprehensive reform”

The federal lawmakers urged the protesters to stop their agitation on the streets while the Federal Government address their demands.

They also urged Buhari to immediately set up a judicial panel of enquiry made up of eminent Nigerians that would be respected by the youths to identify the notorious SARS operatives and ensure their arrest and prosecution

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