President Muhammadu Buhari’s televised speech on the ongoing #EndSARS protests, and the breakdown of law and order nationwide was met with mixed reactions from Nigerians.
Recall, Nigeria has been rocked by #EndSARS protests carried out by youths protesting police brutality.
However several calls were made asking President Buhari to address the nation in a live broadcast.
Meanwhile here are some reactions as seen on twitter.
Mr. President has never disappointed me. Nothing else can be lifeless than the President’s Speech.
Those who brought this CHANGE should enjoy the NEXT/NEW LEVEL while it lasts.
You ask for speech, you got the speech and now you are speechless.
After Buhari’s speech, the soldiers that extrajudicially killed protesters in Lekki may even get promotions. #EndSARS
Not a word from Buhari @MBuhari about #EndSars protesters killed. Not a word about citizens killed in Zamfara.
You still have doubt that this man cares for no one and everyone is feeling the effect of his incompetence?
So the President spoke for 12 minutes and he didn’t mention Lekki?
#EndSARS #EndsSARS EMPTY Speech and then they play the national anthem under Which they shot and killed #LekkiProtest activists, just gut wrenching! #RevolutionNow
I am disappointed by Prez @MBuhari ‘s recorded speech to the country today. He failed to acknowledge the #Lekkitollgate killings. I didn’t see a concrete response to the CULTURE of impunity and police brutality, or to governance reforms other than a regurgitation of “programs”.