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Fresh #ENDSARS: Osun Assembly Assures Protesters of Govt’s Response

The Osun State House of Assembly assures the #ENDSARS protesters of its intervention on their demands from the government. 

The Speaker, Mr. Timothy Owoeye gave the assurance while addressing the protesting youth who stormed the Assembly carrying various placards asking for government response to their demands.

Mr. Owoeye said the House would meet with necessary stakeholders on their demand and get back to them on Monday next week.

He urged the protesting youth to stop their protest in the interest of maintaining a peaceful atmosphere being enjoyed in Osun while the House wade into the matter.

Earlier, the spokesperson for #ENDSARS protesters, Emmanuel Adebayo said their demands from the state government has not been met and that they deserve to be attended to.

Adebayo said those representing the ENDSARS group in the Judicial Panel of Enquiry are not part of the group.

He also maintained that only political youths were included in the Federal Government #500,000 empowerment fund for youths, and alleged a careless statement from a Police Officer who was quoted to have said a Nigerian youth with his/her family is not worth 1.3m and non-release of arrested protesters.

Funmi Adekoya

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