Abia State Authorities has warned opposition politicians within the state to avoid the continued peaceable protests by Nigerian youths underneath the auspices of Finish SARS to keep away from useless violent escalation or lack of life as such may very well be hijacked by hoodlums to unleash mayhem on harmless residents.
The State Commissioner for Data, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, who issued the warning whereas addressing newsmen in Umuahia throughout the weekend assured that the State Authorities was absolutely in help of younger Nigerians expressing their views by means of peaceable protests, added that “Abia State Authorities has uncovered plots hatched by a sure politician within the state to hijack the peaceable agitation of #EndSARS protesters and switch it right into a political device to aim to get what he couldn’t get utilizing the constitutional signifies that the poll field is”.
In keeping with him, “the State Authorities is conscious of the funding and mobilization of at the very least two Abia born musicians who’re resident exterior the state to offer cowl for individuals who will probably be introduced in from Monday to assault marked authorities institutions underneath the guise of protesting towards the defunct Particular Anti Theft Squad (SARS). Bloggers and a few broadcast media practitioners had been additionally funded to launch assaults towards the federal government to incite the individuals towards the federal government and we’ve turned over the checklist of these concerned within the plot to safety businesses and the Governor has directed full safety for real Finish SARS protesters”.
Chief Okiyi who assured that youths of the state are free to hitch others throughout the nation to protest towards additional judicial killings and brutality by a piece of legislation enforcement brokers and different actual or perceived ills of the police, appealed to them to withstand makes an attempt by politicians to hijack their real agitation.
He mentioned the State Authorities was working with safety businesses within the state to make sure the safety of real Finish SARS protesters in addition to establish and query all these concerned in unwholesome plot to hazard the lives of the protesters together with “one Nwosu, his sponsor and accomplices who’re behind the dastardly plot.”