Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has apologized to Nigerians and admits the Federal Government could have “moved faster” in addressing the demands of #EndSARS protesters.
Professor Osinbajo in a tweet thread from his verified Twitter handle, said the government has been following the protest and discussions have been in top gear with major stakeholders to attend to the needs of the people.
The Vice President explained that several meetings have been held with Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu and the National Human Right Commission on the way forward.
He acknowledged the brutality of some members of the now disestablished Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the police, which he described as “unacceptable”.
Dear Nigerians, I know that many of you are angry, and understandably so. We could’ve moved faster and for this we are sorry.— Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) October 16, 2020