The Senate on Tuesday has advised president Muhammad Buhari to address the nation on the country-wide protests against Police brutality.
They also urged the demonstrators to stop protests, just as it advised the federal government to faithfully implement all the protesters’ five demands.
These was accustomed by a motion by Senator Biodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti) and co-sponsored by all the other Senators. In her lead debate she stated that what started as a peaceful protests against police brutality had transformed into violence with scores of people killed and property destroyed.
Senator Adamu Aliero (APC, Kebbi) advised the federal government to dialogue with the protesters.
Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, who said he was also a victim of SARS’ brutality, advised the demonstrators to allow the government to address the issue broughtforwad.