#ENDSARS: Osinbajo, Governors to Engage Youths, Others on Job Creation

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo will lead a committee that will engage Nigerian youths on employment and social safety net programs as part of efforts to examine underlining issues in regards to the #EndSARS protests.

The committee, which was set up by the National Economic Council – NEC, will also engage representatives of civil society organizations, religious and traditional leaders.

Activities of the committee includes, developing a comprehensive framework and coordinate joint actions and steps to be taken by the federal and state governments to examine the fundamental issues underlining the #EndSARS protests.

The committee will also develop a framework to engage with security agencies that will devolve more control to governors who are the chief security officers of their states.

The Osinbajo led committee is expected to arrive at effective solutions, including how to enhance national security.

Part of the reasons the committee was set up, according to NEC, were to find out the deeper reasons behind the #EndSARS protests and the fallout and how they should be addressed by both the federal and state governments.

Members of the committee are: Governors, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Prof. Babagana Zulum (Borno), Mr. Muhammed Bello (Niger), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) (Ondo), Chief Dave Umahi (Ebonyi) and Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta).

The committee is to commence work immediately.

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