The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa has issued an order to the police command to desist from brutalizing peaceable protesters within the State.
The Governor made this recognized in a tweet through his Twitter account on Tuesday whereas reacting to the continued nationwide protest in opposition to police brutality.
The Governor stated “Peaceable protests are a crucial a part of the democratic course of and the residents have the best to precise their grievances.”
He additionally urged the protesters to make sure they’re law-biding whereas making their numerous intentions recognized.
“As younger individuals throughout Delta State proceed to precise their authentic grievances on this method, I ask that they continue to be calm and law-abiding always.
“I additionally request that the Police enable them to precise themselves and chorus from utilizing brute pressure in responding to those protests.
“Going ahead, we will proceed to have interaction with all related stakeholders to reform the Nigeria Police Pressure in a fashion that makes it extra skilled, disciplined, and accountable to the individuals,” he stated.