By Tony Akowe, Abuja
A member of the Home of Representatives, Hon. Tajudeen Yusuf (PDP, Kogi) has taken a swipe on the Lawyer Basic of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami over his touch upon the alleged killing of protesters on the Lekki Toll Gate throughout the #EndSars Protest.
Yusuf mentioned in an announcement in Abuja that the Minister ought to apologise to Nigerians for saying that hoodlums wearing army fatigues have been accountable for the taking pictures of protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State.
The Kogi lawmaker additionally ask the federal government to instantly reverse its “missteps” of freezing financial institution accounts of suspected sponsors of the #EndSars Protest, in addition to seizing of worldwide passports of Nigerian youths thought of to have actively taken half within the nationwide protest towards coverage brutality.
He mentioned whereas there are classes to learnt from each the protesters and the federal government, the nation deserve a nationwide apology from the Lawyer-Basic of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami’s over his assertion that “hoodlum in army fatigues shot at protesters”
In keeping with him, “it’s totally confounding that despite the Federal Authorities promise to look into the calls for of the protesters, authorities went to nice lengths with actions and phrases that aroused actual doubts over its sincerity.
“The Federal Authorities requested them to settle down they usually did so, just for the Federal Authorities to embark upon sequence of arrests, passport seizure and freezing of financial institution accounts of the #EndSARS protesters.
“Whereas proper considering residents really feel involved about the actual prospects of driving the democratic expression of dissenting opinions into the threatening catacombs of underground actions, the Federal Authorities should recommendation itself towards additional deliberate mis-steps.”