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#EndSARS protest: I’ve been receiving curses on my phone – Femi Adesina

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Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has stated that he’s been receiving curses after a false report of him being against the #EndSARS protests went viral on social media. 

In a lenghty article titled ‘An Enemy of the People’ which he shared on Thursday October 15, Femi Adesina insisted that he has never advised the President to ignore the #EndSARS protests rocking the nation. 

The presidential spokesperson further stated that he was never given a chance to respond to the claim. 

FOR WELL OVER ONE WEEK, THE POLITY HAS BEEN SUFFUSED WITH WHAT PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI DESCRIBES AS “GENUINE CONCERNS AND AGITATIONS BY NIGERIANS ABOUT THE EXCESSIVE USE OF FORCE AND IN SOME CASES EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS AND WRONGFUL CONDUCT BY MEN OF THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE.”

AND IN THAT PERIOD OF TIME TOO, I HAVE HAD STRIDENT EFFORTS BEING MADE TO POSITION ME AS AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. VERY SERIOUS EFFORTS BY MEAN PEOPLE, WHO ARE SIMPLY OUT TO GENERATE HATRED AND ANIMUS AGAINST OTHER PEOPLE, FOR NO OTHER REASON THAN LUCIFEROUS AND PERNICIOUS FEELING OF SMUG SATISFACTION.

AS A YEAR TWO UNDERGRADUATE AT THE THEN UNIVERSITY OF IFE IN 1982, ONE OF THE TEXTS RECOMMENDED FOR US IN ENGLISH LITERATURE CLASS WAS ENEMY OF THE PUBLIC BY THE NORWEGIAN WRITER, HENRIK IBSEN. I REMEMBER TRAVELING FROM ILE-IFE THEN TO THE POPULAR ODUSOTE BOOKSTORES IN IBADAN TO PROCURE THE BOOK, ALONG WITH SOME OTHER RECOMMENDED TEXTS.

THE TERM ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE ORIGINATED IN ROMAN TIMES AS HOSTIS PUBLICUS, WHICH IF TRANSLATED DIRECTLY MEANS, ‘PUBLIC ENEMY,’ SOMEONE ACTING AGAINST THE LARGER GROUP, INDEED, AGAINST SOCIETY.

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Lagos State Breaks Silence On The Discovered Covid19 Palliatives That Was Allegedly Hidden

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Lagos State Breaks Silence On The Discovered Covid19 Palliatives That Was Allegedly Hidden.

Lagos State government has broken silence on the discovery of the warehouse where COVID 19 palliatives for Lagos State were hidden and looted by angry Nigerians.

According to the Permanent Secretary of Ministry Of Agriculture, Lagos State, the palliatives is not meant Lagos State alone and it was kept in the warehouse about a month ago.

According to the RS, they stopped sharing the palliatives because of the #EndSars protest. He added that they do not like to make noise when sharing to avoid chaos and crowd.

Do you know that those items also belong to BUA group of companies and Some other states? Lagos State has been distributing its own. It was less than a month that those palliatives were officially handed to Lagos. We had to start doing rebagging and that took us some time. We have given to religious bodies, transporters, artisans, physically challenged pe0p|e and so on.

Even the community that is looting now were given. And what they have looted belongs to other groups. So people saying we are heartless are rea||y uninformed. it is because of endsars that we were told to stop. We do not have to make noise when we distribute because of chaos. It is so sad.

withinnigeria Lagos State Breaks Silence On The Discovered Covid19 Palliatives That Was Allegedly Hidden

Lagos State government has broken silence on the discovery of the warehouse where COVID 19 palliatives for Lagos State were hidden and looted by angry Nigerians.

According to the Permanent Secretary of Ministry Of Agriculture, Lagos State, the palliatives is not meant Lagos State alone and it was kept in the warehouse about a month ago.

According to the RS, they stopped sharing the palliatives because of the #EndSars protest. He added that they do not like to make noise when sharing to avoid chaos and crowd.

The Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor also wrote on twitter;

‘This is falsehood. This is inciting. The Gov didn’t lock the food packs in. They’re in warehouse for distribution. Stop inciting Nigerians. Gov. @jidesanwoolu used his personal and State

resources to get food pa||iative for vulnerable Lagosians even b4 Ca-COVID. Promote peace.”

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