By Ikechukwu Chidiebere Okoli
President Muhammadu Buhari has come out to commiserate with the families of Precious Owolabi, an NYSC member serving with Channels Television and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar, of the FCT Police Command.
Please recall that members of IMN on Monday attacked emergency point of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA during their protest which led to the deaths of these two.
With regards to a press statement signed by Femi Adesina, a Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari urged management and staff of the television station and police leadership to remain steadfast and committed to their professional callings.
President Buhari added that the death of Owolabi and Umar was untimely, “sad, regrettable and worrisome,” as he described them as “law-abiding, hardworking and vibrant Nigerians with a promising future,”
“I assure residents of Abuja in particular and the country in general to go about their lawful activities without fear.
These guys a re asking for war from the commander in Chief of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.