Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, on Monday hosted Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former President, with an attraction to the Finish SARS protesters throughout Nigeria to retreat.
Ooni, whereas receiving Obasanjo at his Ile Oodua Palace, Ile-Ife, described the Finish SARS protests as a transparent message by the Nigerian youth to the federal government.
He additionally urged the youths to provide the federal government the prospect to take care of their calls for absolutely.
The royal father stated, “Should you take a look at the Finish SARS protest, you’ll see that our youths have what it takes to rule the nation.
“Since day one, they’ve proven management, accountability and an enormous sense of accountability which has despatched a transparent message to the federal government.
“On daily basis at 11:50 pm, they displayed their monetary replace, and to me, I’m extremely amazed by their sense of accountability.
“As a youth chief myself, I’m proud that all of us have communicated our concepts, and it’s heartwarming that we’ve been heard.
“Expensive youths, it’s time to retreat in order to forestall these with ulterior motives from hijacking the peaceable message of peace.
“The entire world is conscious of our peaceable conduct, and we should not let some unhealthy components tarnish this enviable integrity.
“As soon as once more, I want to urge our youths to cease the protest, for now and provides peace an opportunity. This may forestall the federal government from utilizing drive.”
Talking earlier, NAN experiences that Obasanjo described the EndSARS protest because the product of an intensive agitation by the Nigerian youth that wanted to be attended to by the federal government.
He stated: “Greater than 65 p.c of our inhabitants are beneath the ages of 18 and 30; they aren’t solely struggling to accumulate training, they’re additionally aspiring for the very best that life can supply them.
“A few of them didn’t even get educated, whereas those that are educated are getting pissed off due to lack of alternatives. We should notice that the lid on the boiling steam would’ve to be eliminated.
“However, I imagine that there are home windows of alternative which the federal government can discover to indicate that it cares in regards to the folks’s welfare, particularly the youth, as the daddy of the nation and significantly, as the daddy of the youth.
“Happily, the President has youngsters, and he is aware of how youths behave.
“I imagine that the alternatives can nonetheless be taken to let the youth know that he, as a father, understands their plight and that his authorities understands their plight and he’s able to make life higher for them.”