The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Bello has assured victims of violent End SARS protests in Abuja of due compensation by the government.
Bello, together with the Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, led an entourage of political, religious, community and traditional leaders on a tour of affected areas.
He said “For those that have been encountered with destruction of their property, by the grace of God, the FCT Administration will ensure that all that needs to be done to ensure that you get adequately compensated will be done”.
Bello noted that the administration will ensure that peace and harmonious co-existence is maintained in the FCT.
“All of us came here to earn a living, to find what we can do to maintain ourselves and family. I assure you that the FCT Administration will continue to ensure that your lives and properties are protected.”
Bello confirmed that some arrests have been made by the police and urged residents to volunteer information to the relevant authorities.
In her remarks, Aliyu reminded citizens that they were brothers and sisters regardless of ethnic or religious affiliations.
The Minister called for calm in Abuja, noting that protests for the betterment of Nigeria should not have resulted in violence.