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Gbadamosi, Awosanya, Adelaja, Others Wow Students At Pro Democracy Conference At Unilag 

The Initiative for Conciliation and Right Protection organized a programme on the Nigeria’s Democracy and the State of the Nation at the conference hall, Unilag Guest house, University of Lagos on Wednesday. Speaking at the event was the National President of the organization Mr Ahmad Shuaib Isa, who welcome all participants and explained the vision and mission of the group to the audience.
The event was well attended by prominent speakers which includes Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi (BOG) a Lagos State governorship aspirant in 2015, Segun Awosanya, a Universal Institutional Reform Advocate, Dr Achike Chude, Vice Chairman Join Action Front (JAF), Prince Adelaja Adeoye, the National convener of the Nigerian Wailers amongst others.
The speakers also includes, Professor Isa Hassan a professor of Building Engineering at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, who was represented by Barrister Geofery NetoChuku and Dr Dan Ekere who had also sent his representative. Among those who chaired the occasion, include the leader of Hausa community in Lagos.
The conference centred on human right abuses, violation of fundamental rights of citizens, flagrant disobedient to the rule of law and incessant clamp down on opposition voices.
The participants at the conference unanimously condemned the illegal detention of Sheikh Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, wife, his followers, Dasuki and others
They delivered lengthy lectures on the dictatorial policies being implemented at the expense of millions of Nigerians.
Dr Achike Chude called on the government to, as a matter of urgency, release Sheikh Zakzaky and the brutal persecution of his members must be stopped.
Gbadamosi lamented on how the imperialists have adulterated values the Hausas, Igbos and the Yorubas communities were known for. He stressed further  that the Western world are using the divide and rule tactics to hold Nigeria down due to their selfish interests. He however called on Nigerians not to fall asleep that Nigerians needs to look at the unifying factors and forge ahead as a people, not minding the wishes of the outside forces, he also said Nigerians needs reconciliation and radical reforms in all the public and private organizations.
Professor Isa condemned and shed lights on the barbaric massacre of Shia followers of Zakzaky by the Nigerian army as well as the way some elements have been using terrorists to achieve their own interests.
Awosanya said for real development to take place in Nigeria, oppression and violation of Human Rights in various segments of the Nigerian institutions must stop and government must begin to listen and work genuinely for the citizens. He presented a paper titled “Understanding the Nigeria’s politics of Manipulationship”
The Hausa community leader on the other hand expressed his appreciation over the conference, calling on victims of illegal detention to be freed so that sustainable peace could be achieved.
Prince Adelaja Adeoye called on President Buhari to release Sheikh Zakzaky, his wife and other citizens detained against court rulings, saying that he would never stop criticising the government until it releases all political prisoners. He called on concerned Nigerians not to vote for Buhari and his party, APC because they have no clear agenda on how to move the country forward other than massive looting, bloodletting, insecurity and clamp down on citizens.
After question and answer session, Comrade Shuaib Ahmad Isa shed lights on the responsibility that shoulders on the people towards eradicating tyranny and establishing accountability in governance. He briefly talked about the killings in Benue, Zamfara, Taraba and other places in the country under the guise of Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram or other insurgents. Furthermore, he berated the Nigerian security forces for killing innocent citizens they are supposed to protect.
Shuaib expressed grieve over  the killing of a Shiite cleric, Malam Kasim Umar Sokoto of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, he noted that government should not resort to killing people for their religious beliefs, maintaining that Nigerian constitution allows for free association. The remarks he made before the representatives of police force who were present at the event.

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