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#EndSARS Panel report: Buhari Refuses To Take Steps, Says Many State Govt Are Involved

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#EndSARS Panel report: Buhari Refuses To Take Steps, Says Many State Govt Are Involved

#EndSARS Panel Report: Buhari Refuses To Take Steps, Says Many State Govt Are Involved

#EndSARS: Recent release of the Lagos State EndSARS Judicial Panel Reports as been reacted to by the president of Nigeria, aso Naija reports.

President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has told the visiting United States Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, that his government will allow the system to work through everything as a while.

He also added that the state therefore, will wait for pronouncements from state governments which set up panel to probe police brutality in the country.

Buhari said this on Thursday at State House, Abuja, while receiving in audience the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled ‘Endsars probe panel report: we wait for the states, President Buhari tells Blinken, American Secretary of State.’

Speaking, he said, So many state governments are involved, and have given different terms of reference to the probe panels. We at the Federal have to wait for the steps taken by the states, and we have to allow the system to work.

“We can’t impose ideas on them. Federal Government has to wait for the reaction of the states.”

On the recent removal of Nigeria from the watchlist of countries violating religious freedom, which Blinken said was “based on facts,” the President expressed the country’s appreciation, noting that there was freedom of worship in Nigeria, and no one is discriminated against based on his or her faith.

He said education is a priority in the country, “because when you educate a people, there are certain levels they will not fall below.”

The President equally appreciated the United States of America for allowing Nigeria to procure military hardware to fight terrorism in the country, and for the training given to the Nigerian military.

“It’s helping us to stabilize the situation in the Northeast, and we’ve made a lot of progress since 2015. We are doing a lot on security, and the people involved appreciate our efforts,” he said.

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