Peaceful Nigeria: After #EndSars Peaceful Protest turned Sour!
Apr 15, 2021
My vision for a Peaceful Nigeria still centre around Education for SELF RELIANCE. This will go a long way in building a Nation where Peace and Justice shall reign.
ENDSARS started so well and was going on so fine. Endsars is not about Police Brutality against youth alone. It includes Police brutality against the adults, the old and the aged alike.
Endsars Speak Out is also about end corruption, end \"Government\" Selfishness and Bad governance.
Endears is about Servicom, having the right to be served right.
Endsars is an eye opener to happenings and occurrences around the people of Nigeria.
I cannot actually say that Endsars is gone, Endsars is alive and the effect will forever live with all Nigerians, both the Government and the Subject.
Isn't it funny that Nigeria has a special definition of Government?
Yes, in Nigeria, the Government is a small group of people, membership not limited to any region, that rule the country and control the resources in a way to oppress non-members.
That was exactly the wrongs Endsars Protest tried to right. But unfortunately, the good Project was hijacked, in some cases, by those who felt more oppressed than the Progenitors of ENDSARS.
The youth persons that started the Protests are well educated. Large percentage of them have University Education in various degrees. Protest turned sour when, instead of them being attended to in a civil manner, they opened fire on the future of Nigeria, so sad.
At that point, the real oppressed Community members, took over.
A hungry man is angry man. He is a seat on a gun Powder. He is the next danger about to happen.
Those who had been used to offload the comfort items and had been used to stock same in designated Storehouses; though, they were not not educated, they were either DROPOUT of Tracks or were just victims of Government non challant attitude towards giving them Education for SELF RELIANCE, but they were able to remember what much was stocked and how much of the stocked was given out to poor, What followed that was Looting and Vandalizing.
Their anger was further triggered as they discovered more stocked up food item; and so, from looting and vandalizing, they moved on to utterly DESTRUCTION OF PUBLIC PROPERTIES, and the properties of the RICH, a few of them were still spared either because of their occasional generousity or because they needed more reinforcement to face them. I am sure, they are apprehensive.
I observed that, apart from some state capitals, where the destruction was suspected to have tribal marks or Political incongruent, the degree of vandalism and destruction Public Property is a factor of the level Education (of the youth or the perpetrators) in each Community. Also the extent of their \"Ruler's\" sensitivity to their needs. The rate of DROPOUTS and degree of general acceptability.
Anger occurred when Hunger intercepted with Poverty at the angle of illiteracy.
My observation was hinged on the fact that, the few Youth that were gainfully engaged, privately or in the Government establishment still manoeuvre their ways to get to their daily duties.
GODLINESS TOO, PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE PEACEFUL YOUTH. NOT ALL OF THEM WERE VIOLENT.
Many effects of Endsars shall be felt in the near future, hopefully because ALL service providers (public and private) shall discharge their duties as assigned: ENDSARS STILL SPEAK OUT in the hears of ALL.
My general conclusion is IDLE HANDS, DEVILS WORKSHOP, on the part of the Hoodlums (no please, the angry guys). Not their faults in it's entirety.
Bad governance and the Leaders INSENSITIVITY to the needs yearning and aspirations of the youth persons.
COVID-19 PANDEMIC STAY AT HOME that kept the most of the youth persons out of their various institutions.
I wish they were staying at home and staying safe though.
THE SPEAK OUT GENERATION! ENDEAVOUR THAT YOU DON'T DROPOUT OR FALL OUT OF THE TRACKS, NO MATTER THE MATTER.
GET ENGAGED LEGALLY.
GET GOING ON...