A Chieftain of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Godwin Ezeemo has appealed to government to apply maximum concern and expertise in handling the current social impasse experienced in the country.
He said the current expression of Nigerian youths called for greater attention by the government through application of expertise skills to handle critical issues that borders on human rights and security of life.
Speaking during an interview with newsmen in Awka, Ezeemo appealled to the government to avoid use of force to twist the unarmed protesters as that would negate the real essence of government.
He said, “The youths have the rights of expression in a manner that its movement would not hinder the peace and unity of the nation.
“Application of force to stop the right of the youths would amount to abuse of human rights and that would be unacceptable acts that would lead to more chaotic environment.
Ezeemo urged the youths to show sense of understanding with the government over their demands and restrain from acts capable to marring their future.
He further enjoined the youths to shun violence, stressing that tangible and sustainable development would not come out of violence.
The industrialist further condemned the jailbreak acts in some parts of the states and the burning of basic amenities provided by the taxpayers money and unavoidable loss of lives.
Ezeemo urged all public to listen to the upcoming National broadcast by 7pm on October 22 by the president Muhammed Buhari to get a way forward to the impasse.
“Nigeria as a nation can only achieve solid economic development and growth if they confronts its challenges on a round table for useful dialogue,” he added.