According to reports, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has describe the violent attacks, that claimed one life at Ilorin Post Office area today, as “despicable and intolerable.”
But in a statement by his spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye in Ilorin, explained that the governor Abdulrahman said “I vehemently denounce the violent attacks on the protesters and I call on the security agencies to ensure that the dastardly act is addressed immediately.
While the governor declared that, the daredevil attackers must be identified, arrested and prosecuted immediately.
He added that, the peaceful protest is a constitutional right and no government or individuals are allowed under the law to abridge such a right.
The governor hereby call for security beef up to prevent the recurrence of such attacks on the protesters or other residents of the state.
The state government also urged the protesters, to ensure that the legitimate rights of other citizens to peaceful pursuit of their livelihood are not infringed upon in the process of exercising their own rights.