has condemned the attack on critical infrastructure and other
investments in Lagos and other locations in the South West.
Rep Femi Fakeye, its leader, condemned the attack while addressing
newsmen on Friday in Abuja following several attacks by unidentified
thugs in Lagos and other southwest States.
He affirmed the inalienable rights of the citizenry to a peaceful
protest while endorsing the proposal to pay compensation to all victims
of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) as stated by the Speaker, Rep
He also condemned the desecration of the cultural heritage of the region
through the unnecessary and unprovoked attack on the palaces of Oba of
Lagos, that of Ogbomosho, and other eminent Yoruba cultural leaders.
Fakeye, however, condole with the families who lost their loved ones and
symphatised with the injured and other victims in the attacks.
“We appeal to all Nigerians not to turn the South West into a
battleground, we admonish our youth to eschew violence and further civil
“We appeal to the Federal Government to fast-track the implementation of
all outlined programmes for youth employment, empowerments, and those
for the most vulnerable citizens of the country,” he said.
He urged the youth to have a rethink and sheath their sword, stressing
that the government should move fast in ensuring that all economic
programmes were done to cushion the sufferings of the people. (NAN)