Few days ago, the dreadful situation that claimed many lives occurred at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos. While Lagos has been in a state of dilemma and protesters, other states in the country and the Nigerians living in abroad are still carrying the feeling the pains of the protests.
As we are patiently waiting for the Lagos State Government to subdue its ego and wickedness and confess to sending the army on peaceful protesters.

Rochas Anayo Okorocha, The former governor and the representive of the Imo West Senatorial District at the red chamber said, "The #EndSARS protest is not just targeted at the police but a disappointment over economic issues in a nation where we have joblessness and poverty for the youths.

"As I speak to you as a senator, I have not received a dime as salary since I became a senator. The point I want to make is that if you look at the allowances given to the senators and break it down for accommodation, transportation among others, it is definitely not out of place."

"You cannot bring somebody as a senator and expect him to be a pauper who cannot afford a decent meal."

However, the situation now calls for national sacrifice from the leadership. Even if we are going to turn the senators to live in hostels, let everybody cut down 50 to 70 percent of his or her income so that the youths will also have a sense of belonging that the leaders are making sacrifices."

What he said above is true but some Nigerian youths do not full trust him because politicians have been trying to gain their trust by being deceitful and honest hoping that they get votes when the next elections come.

But, Okorocha in his conclusion said, "The truth is that our lifestyle provokes youths. We must call on leaders, the legislatures and executives, to change our lifestyle as a mark of sacrifice."

And this is true. Only if all politicians in Nigerians were not greedy and selfish, Nigeria would have been in a better state.

Do you agree with the former governor of Imo state?

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