According to report reaching oyogist.com, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Tuesday said the End SARS protest was politically motivated.
He said, “Whether anybody says it or not, I am saying it again and quote me anywhere, any day, the protest was politically motivated.”
He also queried why the protesters decided not to have a leader.
“Why would they demand five items and 5 of 5 were granted but (they) were not taken? Which struggle, agitation or uprising has ever succeeded without leadership?” he queried.
“But if you look at what is happening today, you have no option than to classify it (the protest) as being politically motivated.”
“This is just a ploy to set we, the youth of this nation against one another, ”