Their reservations was due to Enenche’s statement after the murder of harmless Nigerians protesting police brutality at the Lekki toll gate in 2020.
Former Army spokesperson, Major General John Enenche (Rtd.) has reacted to the removal of his name from Labour Party's Presidential Advisory Council (PAC) list after youths protested.
Recall that there was outrage from Nigerians when Eneche’s name earlier appeared on the list.
Nigerian youths vehemently opposed his inclusion over a statement he made after the killing of unarmed Nigerians protesting police brutality at the Lekki toll gate in 2020.
Reacting to his removal from the PAC’s list during an interview on Arise TV, the former Army Spokesperson said he was unperturbed by the development.
He insisted that the call for his removal was due to inadequate information on the #EndSARS protest.
He argued that there was a need for “strategic information” to younger Nigerians on the October 11, 2020, alleged killing of unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate.
Enenche said, “I look forward to a Nigeria that the economy will be good, a Nigeria that I only will not sit down and be getting phone calls for support, one that children can be empowered, one that there is hope, one also that the upcoming generation will know that you don’t need to know somebody to know somebody before you can go forward.
“A Nigeria that you know that if you want to go out for anything, it is on merit. A Nigeria that you know that things will be done properly and not because of where you come from; a Nigeria where there’s equitable distribution of resources, a Nigeria where children will begin to look at that you have to labour before you get and not one where there is corruption.”
While lamenting that corruption has since become a norm in Nigeria, the retired Major General said he was convinced to remain in the party and support its presidential and vice presidential candidates for the 2023 general elections.