Thursday, October 22, 2020

#EndSARS: US seeks investigation into Lekki shootings

 The United States has called for an immediate investigation into the excessive use of force by the military in the alleged killing of unarmed protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos.

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In a statement on Thursday, the Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo specifically mentioned Tuesday’s shooting of protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos.

“We welcome an immediate investigation into any use of excessive force by members of the security forces.

“Those involved should be held to account in accordance with Nigerian law,” Pompeo said.

He strongly condemned the use of excessive force by security agents against unarmed protesters in the country.

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