The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has released a strong warning to President Muhammadu Buhari using military force in exchange of EndSARS peaceful protest across the nation.

Obasanjo also asked on the Protestant Nigerians youth to allow peace to reign.

The former president issue this warning in a statement on Wednesday, saying that it was with a sorrowful heart and a indebt sense of pertain about the attack swaying many parts of the country.

He entitled the statement, “Violence Against Protesters in Nigeria: An Appeal for Calm.”

Obasanjo's Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi made this available to newsmen.

He said, “The shooting and murder of unarmed protesters, no matter the level of provocation, has never been effective in suppressing public anger and frustration. Instead, such actions only reinforce the anger and frustration of the populace and close the window of dialogue and peaceful resolution,” he said.

“It is clear that Mr. President and his lieutenants did exhaust the opportunities for dialogue with the protesters before resorting to use of force.

“It is worse that there is denial of wrongdoing, inspite overwhelming visual evidence. Great harm has been done but it can be stopped before it completely spirals out of control.”

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