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EndSARS protest was not to overthrow govt – Nigerians counter Buhari




A cross-section of Nigerians has opposed the assertion by President Muhammadu Buhari claiming that final 12 months’s #EndSARS protests in opposition to police brutality have been geared toward eradicating him from workplace.


Buhari made the assertion whereas showing on Come up TV on Thursday morning.

The President additionally blamed the protests on the dwindling influx of international direct funding to the nation.

His feedback have since stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media who’ve countered his claims.

Most Nigerians say the #EndSARS protest was in opposition to injustice, police brutality and never an try by youths to overthrow Buhari’s authorities.

Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter;

@Ogbenodipo “ President Buhari, #EndSars wasn’t about eradicating you from workplace. It was a protest in opposition to police brutality and injustice. It was by no means about regime change.”

@Aproko_Doctor “ To some extent, I can see why he thought the #EndSARS protest was organized to take away him from workplace. They acquired into workplace on the again of staged protests, so to them, a protest will not be the respectable cry of individuals, it’s propaganda. That’s the place we’re as a rustic.”

@Adetolaov “ Younger folks throughout your nation, peacefully protested police brutality in #EndSARS . Complete world noticed the real demand. However you who’s in the identical nation, selected to wrongly mislabel it as a “regime change”. Historical past will bear in mind the wickedness to folks simply asking to reside.”

@I_am_ilemona “ When President Buhari says #EndSARS was organized to take away him from workplace, does he imply that police brutality and human rights violations are perpetrated to maintain him in workplace?

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@Ayomusaobi “ Buhari order the killings of #EndSARS as a result of he thought they wished to overthrow him. As a coupist, the mindset continues to be there and that’s what he did to destroyed democratic authorities in 1983.”

@Maybeks “ He mentioned #EndSARS folks wished to March to the Villa to take away him from workplace. In Buhari’s dictionary, protest in opposition to police brutality or unhealthy governance does exist however he protested throughout GEJ. Self-centred hypocrite. It’s both his approach or no different approach.”

@Psalm862 “ If we now have seen the presidential interview with AriseTV crew this morning, we’ll perceive how the president thinks.And why the Lekki shootings occurred with out regret. The president himself mentioned #endsars protesters wished to overthrow his authorities.”

@Libralord88 “ Lai Mohammed and Malami satisfied him that it was in opposition to his authorities. It reveals that Buhari is afraid of Nigerians.”

@Yinkuzjyde “ I believed I didn’t hear Buhari clearly. EndSARS was organized to take away him? How? This two years earlier than 2023 is gonna be loooong. This man is a totally indifferent challenge.”

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