Ace comic and United Nations Ambassador Francis Agoda extensively often known as I Go Dye has written an open letter to the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari to sentence the killingsof harmless protesters of #EndSars motion throughout the nation since Tuesday, saying using pressure is insensitive and uncalled for because the youths are solely expressing their grievances which have been occasioned by lengthy years of hardship and suppression.
The comic who mentioned he was performing in his capability as International Peace Ambassador referred to as on the President to guard Nigerian youths as a substitute of rolling out the navy to quell their expression of pains and anguish.
In a letter made out there to the media he writes, “Your Excellency, Mr. President, I discovered it pertinent as a world peace Ambassador and a involved citizen at this vital time to write down you this letter within the wake of the prevailing circumstances within the nation. The #EndSars protest that’s more and more blowing like a hurricane has little doubt left nearly all of the political leaders bewildered. Many have requested the query of *Why are the youths nonetheless on the road after the federal government has disbanded SARS*? The reply can’t be far fetched. The youths are on the road for the aim of ENDSARS which suggests:
E- Training and Financial system reform; N – Nigeria structure reform; D- Debt Accountability; S-Safety reform; A- anti individuals insurance policies; R-Restructuring and S- Save value of Governance.”
Persevering with he provides, “Your Excellency, the President will recall that INTERNATIONAL YOUTHS DAY 12th AUGUST, 2017. I wrote you a letter Logic and Motive with out weapons as to unravel the unexpected drawback of in the present day. Since then a number of makes an attempt have been made by these youths to protest in opposition to perceived anti-people insurance policies, dangerous governance and sudden hikes of sure commodities by the federal government and her businesses, however each of their makes an attempt has acquired extreme punishment from the rods of the Police Pressure, their supposed buddies. They’ve usually worn the clothes of masquerades with their arms like a military set for battle and scare the youths to scamper. The concept was to civilly disarm the police (their best enemy and impediment) and create a platform to roll out the litany of their agitations . Let or not it’s famous that just like the victory of the South Africans over Apartheid , within the eyes of the world, this international protest has earned the Nigerian youths victory over intimidation of all types.
“Sir the Nigerian youths are on the road to protest in opposition to unemployment, they’re on the road to protest in opposition to dangerous authorities insurance policies, they’re on the road to unshackle themselves from the chains of political slavery that has saved us stagnant since 1960, they’re on the road merely to reclaim their stolen future, #EndSars was solely used as the important thing to unlock the closed lips of the Nigerian youths for his or her voices to be heard simply as you felt in 2014 whenever you attended the‘Salvation Rally’ protest in opposition to dangerous authorities and hijack of the Nigeria Police and different safety businesses in opposition to the elevated spate of insecurity, killings, corruption, and police brutality. You weren’t shot, not even any of your supporters had been killed, so sir, why are the peaceable protesters of my technology being killed ? I wish to remind you that a bag of rice was 9, 000 naira earlier than you got here to energy and in the present day that very same bag of rice is 36,000 naira, so I need you to really feel the pains of hardship they’re going by each day. It’s painful that after independence in 1960 Nigeria nonetheless can not boast of three hours of sunshine provide and good Federal roads throughout the nation.
“At present, lots of our youths have misplaced hope; patriotism has declined in our each day lives, because of frustration and the failure of the federal government to supply a number of the primary facilities. At present, there’s no social welfare program for our aged mother and father so when the youths of my technology take a look at tomorrow there’s no hope in sight for the subsequent technology.
“Probably the most harmful factor for the federal government to do at the moment is to use using pressure in opposition to these protesters.”
The humour service provider concluded the letter by advising the President on the best way ahead, citing what must be accomplished at this making an attempt time.
He writes, “My recommendation to Your Excellency is thus, to see the protest as an collected anger from the youths which predates this current regime. All previous governments have failed us. Nigeria’s hope was positioned on you however issues have gotten worse than ever. Subsequently, to make Nigeria higher than you met it, I like to recommend that Your Excellency, the President ought to use your workplace and steal the chance of this time to assemble all of the previous Heads of State and Presidents which can be alive and notable leaders of ideas, alongside famend youth leaders and activists to a spherical desk as a think-tank committee that may overview the agitations of the youths and match their suggestions with motion. This may go a protracted method to pacify the aggrieved youths and renew their hope for a greater future. If that is accomplished, posterity would positively be type to Your Excellency, Mr President.”