Remain Calm and law abiding-Okowa tells Delta youths
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The Governor of Delta State, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa has asked young people in the State to remain calm and law abiding as they go about the #EndSARS campaign. He stated this in a tweet on his official handle in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
“Peaceful protests are a necessary part of the democratic process. As young people across Delta State continue to express their legitimate grievances in this manner, I ask that they remain calm and law-abiding at all times.”
Senator Okowa also asked that the Nigerian Police avoid the usage of brute force in response to protesters stating that the government would engage stakeholders in the reform of the Nigerian Police.
“I also request that the Police allow them to express themselves and refrain from using brute force in responding to these protests.”
“Going forward, we shall continue to engage with all relevant stakeholders to reform the Nigeria Police Force in a manner that makes it more professional, disciplined, and accountable to the people.”