24 October 2020 by MATHEW AYOOLA
The Commander General of the Hunter Group of Nigeria, HGN, Ambassador Joshua Osatimehin has joined other well meaning Nigerians to call for dialogue between youths and Federal Government towards resolving issues sorounding the EndSARS protest across the Country. Addressing journalists in Abuja, Ambassador Joshua Osatimehin urged youths to embrace peace and give the Federal Government the opportunity to effectively address issues relating to the protest.
He also appealed to aggrieved protesters to give peace a chance and put an end to wanton destruction of public facilities to avert economic consequences on Nigerians.
The Commander General of HGN said the action would inflict pains on Nigerians working in the affected places and lead to loss of jobs and daily income of the affected people.
While calling on Government to respond softly to calm the situation, Ambassador Osatimehin stressed the need for security Agencies to fish out those personnel that shot at youths carrying out peaceful protest in Lagos State.
While commiserating with the victims, the Commander General advised the Federal Government to compile names of the victims and compensate families of those affected across the Country.
According to him, Hunter Group of Nigeria would continue to support efforts aimed at ensuring effective security of lives and property in the Country.
He therefore appealed to all Nigerians irrespective of religion, ethnic and political affiliations to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration towards achieving his developmental programmes for the Country.
He also emphasized the need for politicians to be committed to the continuous corporate existence of the Country.
While calling on all religious groups not to relent in praying for the Country, Ambassador Osatimehin expressed hope that Nigeria would soon overcome her challenges and take her rightful place among comity of nations.