The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, on Tuesday, faulted the RevolutionNow protest called by the 2019 African Action Congress, AAC, presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore.
According to Daily Post, the AYCF President-General, Yerima Shettima described the RevolutionNow protest as “meaningless”.
Yerima insisted that dialogue should be employed in resolving Nigeria’s challenges and not revolution.
He, however, appealed to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to release Sowore.
According to Yerima: “I do not agree with the calling for revolution now, I think it’s meaningless. We all can sit with the government at a round table to trash out issues affecting Nigerians. I strongly feel the call for a revolution at this period is meaningless.
“This government has failed to attend to some issues affecting Nigerians but calling for a revolution is not the answer, what we need is dialogue.
“This country doesn’t need such action at this point, we should all rally round and ensure that these issues are resolved.
“I’m one of those who criticise this government a lot because it has failed but I urge the government to tamper justice with mercy and release Sowore from detention.”
Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, had picked up Sowore over the weekend for calling for a revolution.
Despite Sowore’s arrest, the RevolutionNow protest held in some states yesterday.