Oyo NUJ Expresses Worry over Policemen

The Oyo State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has stated their apprehension over  the obstinance of many police officers in the state to resume their official duties after the recent End SARS protests.

The state chapter of NUJ, stated their worry in a statement issued after its November Congress in Ibadan.

They also criticized the pernicious security problem in Nigeria but urged the Federal Government to give urgent attention to the situation to allow Nigerians sleep with their eyes closed.

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The statement read: “Congress decried the worsening security problem in Nigeria, and appealed to the Federal Government to address the situation to allow Nigerians sleep with their eyes closed.

“The Congress also observed that following the #Endsars protests aimed at curtailing the police brutality, many police officers are yet to resume their official duties. It then appealed to the Inspector General of Police to prevail on his men to return to work.

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“The setting up of Judicial Panels to address complaints of victims of police brutality was appreciated. Members of the Panels were then enjoined to perform their tasks with the fear of God.

“The Congress noted that the problem of unemployment in Nigeria is becoming worrisome and then advised the Federal Government to compel all its agencies to employ graduates roaming the streets in search of works.

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”The Congress expressed concern at the prolonged ASUU strike and called on the Federal Government to accede to ASUU demands with a view to allowing Nigerian Universities to resume academic activities.”


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