Femi Adesina, Special Assistant on media and publicity to leader of Nigeria’s Civillian Junta, Major General Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that #EndSARS protesters were lucky to have escaped with their lives.
He made this know on an article he wrote on his blog FemiAdesina.com yesterday 12th November 2020.
In the article captioned “We Have Not Many Fathers,” Adesina was full of sickening comparisons and chest banging on behalf of his paymaster
“If President Buhari hadn’t exercised the restraint and tolerance of a father, at a time that even hitherto respected people instigated the protesters to carry on (and they promptly went underground when anarchy ensued), we would have been talking of something else in the country,” Adesina said in an article published on his website on Thursday.
“The rivers of Nigeria could have turned crimson, and mourning and lamentations would have suffused the land. But we are thankful for the father in President Buhari, patient and enduring, almost to a fault.”
He said the country has “many tutors, many instructors, but not many fathers. President Buhari is one, and that is why the country is experiencing relative calm today.”
According to him, even when the protests were hijacked and misdirected, the Nigerian leader was unmoved on his instructions to security agencies. Buhari, he explained, accepted the five demands made by the protesters.
“What better display of accommodation and readiness for dialogue. But the protest was prolonged, and eventually hijacked and misdirected.”
“But thank God for fathers, who kept their heads. No wonder it is said that what the elders see sitting down, young people would not see, even if they climbed trees. May God continue to give this country good fathers, who remain calm in turbulence, who keep their heads when others are losing theirs.”