The President of the Republic of Ghana, H. E Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo in his latest appearance on social media has lent his voice to the chaos and mayhem ongoing in Nigeria with regards to #EndSARS protests.
Doubling as the Chairperson of the Economic Community of the West African States, Nana Akufo-Addo following the shooting of protestors at Lekki Toll Gate during the evening of Tuesday, 20 October intimated that he joins “all well-meaning persons in calling for calm, and the use of dialogue in resolving the #EndSARS impasse in Nigeria.”
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According to Nana Akufo-Addo, he has spoken to President Buhari who has also agreed to the pathway of dialogue in settling issues surrounding the shooting and killing of peaceful protestors across Nigeria.
In a series of tweets, Nana Akufo-Addo intimated that violence on the side of the Police and that of the Nigerian youths won’t do any good in curbing tensions in the country.
In light of that, he expressed profound condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones in the phase of this difficult times since the commencement of the protests on October 8.
Concluding, the 76-year-old former Attorney General of Ghana wished injured protestors a speedy recovery as the processes to ensure the implementation of reforms in Nigeria picks up steadily.
HIS STATEMENTS READ;
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
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