Browsing: #ENDSARS Protests

While the #ENDSARS protests flamed, murder of policemen, assault on them and police facilities provoked delirious jubilation and industrial-scale ill-will not just towards them, but their loved ones as well. These, I believe, remain latent and seep forcefully to the surface any time there is a report of police misconduct, which is often. It must be so tough to be a police officer in this era and I suspect that many of them would wish they were not, given the current climate of hate.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, made the disclosure on Thursday at the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting, saying that eight states had turned in their reports and that NEC looks forward to discussing them in full at its next meeting as more states are expected to make their submissions as well.

He made the promise on Saturday while receiving delegation of the Police Wives Association of Nigeria (POWA) led by its President and Wife of the Inspector General of Police, Hajia Hajara Alkali, during a courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Marina.