Muhammad Buhari, the President of Nigeria has promised to urgently tackle the country’s challenges head-on with a rejuvenated zeal and also to fulfill the five demands of the #EndSARS protests, demands that were proposed in October 2020.
In his new year message to Nigerians, Mr. Bugari stated that” 2020 came with a lot of challenges in the form of security and economic problems across the nation. It was also in the form of protests egged on by our youths which served as a notice for the demand for police reforms and accountability.
Mr. President said:” This government heard, this government listened, and this government is committed to fulfilling the five demands of our youths, fully understanding that we wish well for Nigeria.
“Amid all these challenges, I had originally pledged that as your elected President and Commander-in-chief, I would make sure that these incessant challenges will be faced head-on with rejuvenated zeal and with all the appropriateness and urgently required.
” Your voices have been heard and we will continually listen to you. Also, all the crucial stakeholders who are committed to the unity of Nigeria will ensure that every region of this nation is safe for all while ascertaining that the future Is also secure for the coming generation.
As a government, we are committed to actively engaging with the creative energies of our young people. In this regard, we will partner with the legislature to develop an enabling environment to turn their passions into ideas that can be supported, groomed, and scaled across regions. This will create vast opportunities in fintech, agriculture, business process startups, and in the entertainment industry.”
The President said that 2021 will be a year where his administration will focus on delivering key strategic priorities to strengthening the hopes of Nigerians.
The year 2021 will indeed be a year where we will work to reinforce the hopes of fellow Nigerians in the vision of a united and progressive Nigeria. This administration would continue focusing on delivering key strategic priorities under our “SEA” – (Security, Economy, and Anti-Corruption) Agenda,” the Nigerian leader said.