Kano Govt spokesperson blasts Buhari for failing to address protesting youths on #ENDSARS

Kano Govt spokesperson blasts Buhari for failing to address protesting youths on #ENDSARS

<p class="">The Special Adviser to Kano Govt says he has never seen a government that lacks empathy like Buhari’s administration.</p>

<h1>Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the spokesperson to the Government of Kano State has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for not addressing protesting youths over their agitation against #ENDSARS.</h1>

<p class="">Nigerian youths have been on the streets for days, calling on the government to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a police unit that has become notorious for human rights abuse.</p>

<p class="">Since the demonstration started, President Buhari has not made any serious efforts to address the protesting youths.</p>

<p class="">Disappointed by the president’s attitude to the demand of the youths, Tanko Yakasai, a supporter of Buhari’s administration in a series of tweets on Sunday, October 11, 2020, called out the president, saying he has never seen a government with zero empathy.</p>

<p class="">He said it’s heartbreaking that the president failed to address the youths, whose votes he begged for to become the president.</p>

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<p class="">Yakasai said, “<em>I’ve never seen a govt with zero emphaty like that of </em><a href="https://twitter.com/MBuhari"><em>@MBuhari</em></a><em>. So many times when his people are going through a difficult time &amp; expect some sort of tap on shoulder to reassure them that he is in charge, but he failed to do so. The ‘i don’t care attitude ‘ is on another level.</em></p>

<p class=""><em>“To speak to ur own ppl over issues that are bedevilling them has become something like a favour u’re doing to them. Over &amp; over again, u cannot spare 5mins &amp; address the nation to calm them down, the same people u went to the 36 states to beg for their votes, its heartbreaking”</em>.</p>

<p class="">The protest against police brutality was reignited online last weekend, when another young Nigerian was gunned down by SARS operatives in Delta state.</p>

<p class="">The protest, however, spread across the country during the week as Nigerians continue to call on the government to disband the notorious police unit.</p>

<p class="">A week after the protest had started, the president in a tweet assured Nigerians on Friday, October 9, 2020, that <a href="https://www.pulse.ng/news/local/endsars-buhari-says-hes-making-efforts-to-end-police-brutality/k2lmwjf" id="919bb135-afc7-4fb7-8b69-c51da5b5d2d7">he was making efforts</a> to end police brutality in the country.</p>

<p class="">However, barely 24 hours after the tweet, <a href="https://www.pulse.ng/news/local/endsars-protesters-besiege-force-hq-as-police-kill-another-youth-in-ogbomosho/me9kh77" id="9bdadb98-ca9e-480a-8f0b-4d9e8983cdda">another young Nigerian was shot dead</a> in Ogbomosho during the #ENDSARS protest in Oyo State.</p>

<p class="">The police also shot at some protesting youths in Abuja while some other youths were arrested in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State for protesting against police brutality.</p>

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