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The Emir of Borgu in Niger State, Muhammed Dantoro, has said that he understands the concerns of the End SARS protesters but cautioned against the situation being hijacked by enemies of the government.
The Emir made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Monday.
According to him, nobody stands to gain anything if the country is destroyed.
‘If we destroy this country, there’s nothing there to gain. I know there are many cases of police brutality in the country but the issue is that there are still good ones amongst our police force.’
‘We ought to be careful so that hoodlums don’t hijack the protest and take over the country.’
‘We should also be careful because people who want power can spend money to destroy the democracy we worked hard to earn which could force us as a nation to start all over again.’
‘I know government is doing their best to ensure the demands of the protesters are met, but we must play our part as citizens not to allow the situation get bad.’
‘If we continue with the protest, the common man will be greatly affected,’ he said.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK