The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has add his voice in support of the #ENDSARS protest across various cities in Nigeria against Police brutality and extra-judicial killings.
In a statement by the Assistant General Overseer , Administration and Personnel of the church, Pastor Johnson Odesola, said the Redeemed Christian Church of God identifies with Nigerians presently protesting against Police brutality and the abuse of power by very institution established to protect them.
The statement read partly, “the church declares its understanding and appreciation of concerns and grievances of the youths and generality of Nigerians and call for an immediate end to Police brutality in the country.”
He said that while the Police is performing their constitutional duties, they should align their strategies with the need of the people.
“The church welcomes the disbandment of SARS and noted the establishment of the new outfit called the Special Weapon and Tactics Team (SWAT) but advised that it should not become a case of old wine in a new bottle,” He added.
Pastor Adeboye further appeal to the Nigerian youths to comport themselves orderly as they express their grievances within the confines of what God and the laws of the land follows.
It will be recalled that on February 2, 2020, ‘Daddy G.O’ as he is fondly called, led its Members to protest against insecurity, wanton killings, kidnapping, bloodletting among other vices in Nigeria.