President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met behind closed door with the management of the Nationwide Meeting on the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
DAILY POST stories that Senate President Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila represented the management of NASS on the assembly which was presided over by the president.
Talking to State Home correspondents on the finish of the assembly, the Senate President stated the assembly particularly deliberated on how greatest to handle the continuing Finish SARS demonstrations being witnessed in some elements of the nation.
In response to him, the nationwide meeting has a vital function to play in guaranteeing that the calls for of the protesters are correctly addressed and applied to revive sanity within the society.
Lawan lauded the president for the way in which and method he had been dealing with the problems raised by the aggrieved youths within the nation.
“That is definitely a really trial second, and as a nationwide meeting, we consider that now we have a really important and essential function to play in guaranteeing that the present state of affairs of protest throughout the nation is purchased to an finish.
“I wish to thank Mr President for exhibiting very deep democratic credentials – the protests have gone on for over ten days, throughout many states of the nation and I feel the protesters have expressed their authentic proper, the federal government has listened.
“The essence of coming to satisfy Mr President is to overview the state of affairs and see the roles the 2 arms of presidency ought to play in guaranteeing that the five-point calls for of the protesters are correctly addressed.
“The place legislative intervention will likely be required, we’re prepared to maneuver in and cope with such expeditiously, to make sure that we don’t waste any time in order that we deal with the issues of our youths.
“The place the chief function is anticipated we’re positive that the chief will take expedient motion, and we will likely be watching to make sure that such calls for are correctly met,’’ he stated.
Lawan, due to this fact, appealed to the aggrieved youths to droop their protests as the federal government had commenced implementation of their five-point calls for, saying the federal government wanted ample and conducive surroundings to implement the calls for.
He stated the enchantment had turn out to be crucial to avert doable break down of regulation and order within the nation.
He stated: “It is usually very important at this level to say this for the reason that protest had taken place and the calls for had been accepted.
“Time has come for the protest to cease as a result of the federal government must have ample Time and conducive surroundings to implement the calls for of the protesters we additionally must have our economic system to proceed to develop.
“After we attempt to cease everyone from participating of their native companies, closing roads to markets and different financial locations we disrupt the economic system of the nation, and that isn’t the easiest way to go.
“If the problems had not been accepted, then there would have been real causes to proceed with the demonstrations and protests. However for the reason that points had been accepted, we must always give the federal government time to implement the difficulty.
“Subsequently, I’m taking this chance to enchantment to our youths who’re protesting that the protests have already yielded the will outcomes.
In response to him, different Nigerians have the authentic proper to go on their lawful companies with out hindrance.
Additionally commenting on the end result of the assembly, Gbajabiamila reiterated the readiness of the NASS to accomplice with different arms of presidency significantly the chief, in assembly the real calls for Nigerians.
He, nonetheless, condemned the assault on Gov. Gboyega Oyetola throughout the Finish SARS protest in Osogbo on Saturday.