President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said the #EndSARS protests embarked upon by young Nigerians last October is ‘understandable’. He also restated the commitment of his administration to “fulfilling the five demands of our youths.”
Mr Buhari stated this in his New Year message to Nigerians early Friday.
The unit, SARS, has since been disbanded while over 20 state governments have set up judicial panels to invest human rights abuses the police.
Dozens of protesters and other Nigerians were also killed by security forces during the protests while many police officers were also killed, especially after the protests were hijacked by hoodlums following a government crackdown.