Garba Shehu, a Senior Particular Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, has accepted a problem posed to him by the Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, to journey on Nigerian roads with out his safety particulars.
HURIWA, as DAILY POST earlier reported, had challenged Shehu to embark on a street journey from Abuja to any of the Northern states with safety males.
The problem adopted Shehu’s public declare that Buhari, as Nigerian President, deserves credit score for his efforts in tackling safety points within the nation.
HURIWA dared him to embark on the journey or cowl his face in disgrace for dancing on the graves of tons of of harmless residents whose lives have been lower quick on Nigerian roads particularly within the North West by Fulani terrorists within the final 6 years.
The distinguished human rights organisation went on to listing quite a few items of proof of such incidents the place harmless travellers had been both slaughtered or maimed, insisting that the presidential aide lacks decorum and respect for the recollections of these hapless and harmless residents whose lives had been intentionally taken away by completely different armed non-state actors.
Accepting the problem, HURIWA famous that it seems that Shehu mistook the problem made out of altruism and patriotism to imply that we had ‘betted’ out or fastened some sum of money to be paid to him ought to he take up the problem.
“We made our problem based mostly on empirical proof that insecurity remains to be rife and that except killers are dropped at trial and printed which isn’t the case now, we will’t say that authorities is profitable with the battle towards mass killings,” HURIWA mentioned, including that it has been suggested by a senior lawyer to disregard Garba Shehu and his antics.
“Garba Shehu had referred to as us on the telephone to simply accept the problem on the situation that inside 48 hours we must always deliver our lawyer so his lawyer signal agreements that one thing untoward gained’t be orchestrated while he launched into the journey according to our problem,” the group defined in an announcement signed by its nationwide coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and made out there to DAILY POST on Monday.
HURIWA famous that by accepting the problem on circumstances, Shehu had already contradicted himself, including that each one that he wanted to do was to go forward and journey to the aforementioned and present proof that he really did a street journey with out safety particulars.
“He has to do it with credible tv stations who also needs to be courageous sufficient to cowl it since they reported him saying that safety has improved,” HURIWA maintained.