#EndSARS: Senate President Ahmed Lawan Calls For End To Protests
Channels Television Updated October 18, 2020
Senate President Ahmed Lawan has called for an end to the protests rocking the country at the moment.
Senator Lawan said the protests have yielded the desired results and that government needs time to address a few of the demands made by the protesting youths.
The Senate President made this call after a closed-door meeting between himself, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and President Muhammadu Buhari, today at State House in Abuja.
He urged the protesters to give the government time to work on their other demands adding that the demonstrations that now involve blocking of roads will have an enormous economic impact on the country.
Similarly, the Speaker of the House of Representatives also called for an end to the protests, arguing that policy matters cannot be met overnight.
He however congratulated the protesters for a job well done assuring them that they can continue with the protests if their demands are not met in two weeks.