President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, assured protesters that the Nationwide Meeting would make sure that the 5 calls for they made to the Govt are applied.
Lawan gave the peace of mind throughout plenary after the higher chamber was briefed by the Senate Chief, Yahaya Abdullahi on the intervention by the management to wade into the continued protest by Nigerian youths.
He described the calls for by the protesters as professional, including that the Nationwide Meeting would prevail on the Govt arm of presidency to make sure expeditious implementation.
Lawanda, nevertheless, urged the protesters to return house to offer the Federal Authorities the prospect to see to the implementation of their calls for.
“We took a movement sponsored by Distinguished Senator Oluremi Tinubu on the challenges that we face, particularly with respect to the SARS actions throughout the nation and, in fact, we took far-reaching resolutions.
“Nigerians, let me say, have the correct to peaceable demonstration. After they really feel very strongly about points, they’ll achieve this to name the eye of the leaders of this nation for applicable motion to be taken.
“I consider that the federal government has responded, SARS has been disbanded and all of the 5 calls for of the protesters have been accepted.
“What I’ll urge right here is that if such calls for have been accepted, then we should always expedite taking motion to actualize them.
“I consider that when protesters’ calls for are met, their purpose ought to have been achieved. Subsequently, there’s a want for our compatriots to return house and provides the federal government the prospect to shortly and expeditiously implement these calls for.
“Each chambers of the Nationwide Meeting have recognized with the protests that they’re professional protests and calls for.
“I feel the following important step is for the protests to cease as a result of the preliminary causes for the protests have been accepted as details and the federal government is attempting to do all the pieces potential.
“I urge the federal government and that features us, that we should always push to make sure that these calls for of the protesters that the chief facet has accepted to implement are applied as shortly as potential,” Lawan stated