The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, has stated that President Buhari’s failure to address the youths that protested against the police brutality led to the loss of lives and destruction of properties nationwide.
He made this known earlier today while speaking at the stakeholders meeting that was held at the House of Cheifs, the Parliament Building Agodi Secretariat Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital.
The Alaafin stressed that, if the President Buhari had addressed the protesters at the appropriate time, the situation will not have gone out of hand, and the level of destruction witnessed wouldn’t have occurred.
According to him, what we have witnessed today is the beginning of a phenomenal, it is the failure of the authority to rise to the occasion that led to the loss of lives and destructions of properties that we witnessed aftermath of the ENDSARS protests.
He stressed that the youths have been denied of their rights, the peaceful protest of the youths have showed us the elders what we are lacking, they showed us through the protests that they are well organized, they have shown us comportment, they organized the protests to the amazement of all of us.
Watch him speak below;
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