President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to do whatever it takes to ensure that there is no repeat of EndSARS protests in Nigeria again.
Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Dingyadi, on Tuesday quoted the president to have said this during the meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) at the State House, Abuja convened to brief the president about security situation in the country.
He said the president reassured that the Federal Government would continue to dialogue with relevant stakeholders in ensuring that peaceful and harmonious socio-economic environment exist in the country.
“What we are saying is that government will continue to dialogue, it will continue to listen and will continue to carry all stakeholders along in ensuring that there is no repeat of what happened that destroyed a lot of property, public and private, individuals in this country,’’ the minister quoted the president to have said.
“President reassured that all stakeholders will be involved in the process of maintaining peace in the country, particularly the youth, community leaders, traditional rulers, politicians, public servants, religious leaders etc.’’
Dingyadi said the meeting dwelt on the need to pay greater attention to the police in the areas of equipment and modern technology in order to facilitate the force ability of maintaining peace in the country.
According to the minister, the president thanked members of the Council for their efforts in maintaining peace and assured them that he will do whatever it takes to support security agencies in providing peace in the country.
Aside the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who was at the meeting, other high profile attendees were mainly from the security community complimented by government officials in the executive arm.