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Catholic Bishops of Nigeria endorse #EndSARS protest

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has endorsed the ongoing #EndSARS protest that has engulfed the country.

In a released press statement on Friday 17th October 2020 titled, ‘ENDSARS PROTEST: A CRY FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE IN NIGERIA’ and signed by the President of the Conference  of Bishops in Nigeria, Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze and the Archbishop of Benin-City, called on the Federal Government to rise to the occasion and show leadership.

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While reminding the government that the protest goes beyond just ending the rogue police unit, it is also a call for a wide range reform of the country’s police and justice system.

They further renewed the call for nation’s restructuring and decentralization of the police in the country while urging the protesting youths to eschew violence and ensure the protest remains peaceful.

 

Read the full press statement by CBCN

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