US Provides FG Severe Warning Over Lekki Capturing
US President, Donald Trump
The US has warned the federal authorities over execessive use of power in opposition to #EndSARS protesters at Lekki, Lagos.
it condemned the Nigerian army and requested these accountable to be held accountable.
The Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, in an announcement on Thursday, requested the Federal Authorities to carry these accountable accountable.
He stated the rights to peaceable meeting and freedom of expression are important human rights and core democratic precept.
Pompeo, subsequently, admonished the safety companies to indicate most restraint and respect basic rights.
He additionally enjoined the demonstrators to stay peaceable.
The assertion titled, ‘Ongoing protests in Nigeria’, learn partially, “We welcome a direct investigation into any use of extreme power by members of the safety forces. These concerned must be held to account in accordance with Nigerian regulation.
“The proper to peaceable meeting and freedom of expression are important human rights and core democratic rules.
“We name on the safety companies to indicate most restraint and respect basic rights and for demonstrators to stay peaceable. We lengthen our condolences to the victims of the violence and their households.”