JUST IN: ECOWAS Chairperson Breaks Silence On Violence On #EndSARS
Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Akufo Addo has broken his silence on the ongoing police brutality against citizens in Nigeria.
In a tweet sighted by ThinkNews Online, President Akufo-Addo said "I join all well-meaning persons in calling for calm and the use of dialogue in resolving the #EndSARS impasse in Nigeria. I have spoken with President Buhari, who is committed to this end and has begun the processes that will lead to reform. 1/2"
He added "Violence, be it on the part of the Police or protesters, cannot be the solution. To the families who have lost their loved ones, I express my sincere condolences, and I wish the injured a speedy recovery. 2/2 #EndSARS"
President Akufo-Addo has come under heavy pressure from Ghanaian celebrities among others to speak on the worrying situation happening in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, some scores of social media say they are disappointed in President Akufo-Addo for keeping long in responding to the numerous calls to #EndSARS. Below are his embed tweets:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith