Gov. Diri Commends Conduct Of Bayelsa #Endsars Protesters
- Inaugurates Panels On Judicial Inquiry, Human Rights Abuse
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has noted with satisfaction the conduct of the #EndSARS protesters in the state, saying they were peaceful and mature in making their demands.
Governor Diri commended the peaceful disposition of the youths on Wednesday while inaugurating the panels on Judicial Inquiry On Police Brutality and that on Security and Human Rights at the Executive Chambers of the Government House in Yenagoa.
He set up both committees last week in response to the demands of the protesters when he addressed them at the Government House penultimate weekend.
His Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, quoted the governor as decrying the criminal aspects of the protests in parts of the country while expressing appreciation to the protesters in the state for their orderly conduct, which has ensured that the state remained peaceful and without any violent incidents.
He stated that he immediately adopted the demands of the protesters as a sign of his commitment towards a speedy resolution of the issues raised and promised to support the panels to succeed.
He charged the members to do a thorough job, noting that with the calibre of persons in the panels justice would be served.