The Nigerian Youth Union, NYU, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack all the Service Chiefs, and reform the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, in order to regain the trust and respect of Nigerians,
The NYU also mandated President Buhari to fish out the Soldiers that allegedly fired shots at the peaceful EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate, in Lagos, and ensure that they are brought to justice.
This was contained in a statement made available by its National President, Com. Obasi Chinonso, and Secretary-General, Com. Deji Oso, in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
The NYU said: “President Buhari must reform the Security sector, sack the Security Chiefs, and pass a Bill restricting the Police or any Military Personnel from shooting at innocent civilians in Nigeria, and set up a Committee to investigate the killing and arrest in Lekki and other parts of Nigeria.
“He must prosecute all the indicted Military Personnel who shot at our unarmed and innocent young citizens in Nigeria, and immortalise them, while also compensating the families of our slain comrades.”
The NYU also called for the disbandment of the expensive bi-camera Legislature, and adopt a uni-camera Legislature that embraces just 2 Representatives per State, who should be collecting remuneration, not more than that of an Associate Professor in a University.
It advocated for full deregulation of the Oil and Gas sector, ratification of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, and create job opportunities for children of a common man in the sector.
“The President must implement full deregulation of the Power sector, to allow investment capital flow that can enhance jobs, as well as stable Power transmission and distribution.
“He should restructure Nigeria, by devolving power from the centre, and return to regionalism, with States to enjoy full autonomy, and have their State Police. The FG must close the Northern borders, to stop the free entry of Fulani Herdsmen and Bandits
“He must allow an all-inclusive government for all tribes and regions of Nigeria, with 50 percent of youths in charge of governance, commerce, and ICT, allocate more funds to the Education sector, to provide a better teaching and learning environment.”
The NYU, who called for the implementation of the 2014 National Conference Report, advocated for the placing of all political office holders on the minimum wage, to attract genuine and committed people into the Public Service.
“President Buhari should also speed up the process of reforming the Electoral system, to migrate to an electronic voting system.”
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