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“Any Act Of Hooliganism Will Be Dealt With Decisively” – President Buhari Warns Nigerians Amid Fresh EndSARS Protests

“Any Act Of Hooliganism Will Be Dealt With Decisively” – President Buhari Warns Nigerians Amid Fresh EndSARS Protest

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday, December 7, announced that any act of hooliganism hiding behind the peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively.

He made this announcement while declaring open the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2020 from the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to President Buhari, although his government believed in the rights of citizens to embark on peaceful protests, such must be done responsibly.

He said;

“Let me also mention the EndSARS protest which was recently hijacked by hoodlums which resulted in loss of lives and property in many situations across the country.

“I want to reiterate our government’s commitment to the rights of citizens to embark on peaceful protests. However, this must be done responsibly in accordance with the laws of the land.

“I also want to state that any act of hooliganism hiding behind the peaceful protests, will be highly dealt with decisively to ensure the peace and stability of our nation.

“On this note, I commend the Nigeria Army for their efforts to swiftly restore law and order in many states during the last scale of criminality that ensued in the wake of the EndSARS protests”.

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