Speaking on Sunrise Daily, Laolu Akande said;
“Presidency is not going to stop people from expressing their fundamental human rights.”
“People have the right to protest. Whoever they want to support or oppose is their right.”
“Government is not in the business of countering any protest.”
He also took to Twitter to confirm the report..
1. This administration will not prevent Nigerians from expressing themselves in peaceful protests, it's a fundamental right of the people.— Laolu Akande (@akandeoj) February 3, 2017
2. No govt has ever laid out the kind of Social Investment Prog, the Buhari govt is now running across the nation, that will touch millions— Laolu Akande (@akandeoj) February 3, 2017