“We cannot allow anybody or group sabotage our efforts for peace” – Buhari tells Traditional leaders

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President Muhammadu Buhari has met with traditional leaders to solicit for support in order to maintain peace and order in the country.

While receiving a delegation of the National Council of Traditional Rulers, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, at the State House in Abuja on Thursday November 5, Buhari made it known that the demands of the #EndSARS protesters were being addressed.

He also thanked the traditional rulers for their calming influence at the peak of the #EndSARS protests.

“I want to once again thank you for the role you all have played to calm down our youths with wisdom and authority. By instilling hope and keeping the peace, you have rendered the country great service, he said

“We cannot allow anybody or group to threaten the peace or sabotage these efforts. We have heard the loud cries of our youth and children, and we are attending to their concerns.

“Strong, transparent efforts are underway to address those rogue elements of the Nigerian Police Force. Simultaneously, the Nigerian Police Force will also undergo the much-needed reform that covers welfare, working conditions and code of conduct that will usher in a more professional workforce.”

“There is no hiding place regarding how we should address insecurity concerns, youth unemployment, job creation, boosting industrialisation and preparing for a transition into a digital economy.

“Your proximity to the people places you in a unique position to communicate and ensure that our response is targeted and impactful in view of your role as guardians of our traditional values and culture.

“Don’t compromise your neutrality because this is what significantly confers on you, your moral authority and legitimacy. We have designed various schemes and taken many measures to soften the impact, despite our own revenue struggles as government.

“More needs to be done to cater to our fellow citizens, not just those in the urban areas but also those in rural areas.”

11 Comments

  1. We want to start seeing actions on ground as to making this nation a better place to live in
    We are all getting tired of the way things are done

  2. No one is sabotaging your efforts, you are the one who doesn’t respond to an issue quickly because if you do everything will be going in peace.

  3. The government are the one responsible for bridging the peace of the country which is unlawful and if care is not taking bridging of peace may sets in

  4. Those in government should always make sure that the dividends of democracy is being giving to the people of grass root and also put an end to police brutality.

  5. We pray ur answers come fast because we are loosing patience.
    And no one is sabotaging the peace and unity of the country.

  6. This is the same problem we have been having with you since, you are too slow in everything you are intend to do, we want quick reaction.

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