Cease Violent Crackdown On Protesters —Joe Biden Tells President Buhari, Nigerian Military
US democratic presidential contestant, Joe Biden has called on the Nigerian government to cease fire on peaceful END SARS protesters. He made this call after dozens of Nigerians were killed by alleged action of the Nigerian security forces.
His statement read:
“I urge President Buhari and the Nigerian military to cease the violent crackdown on protesters in Nigeria, which has already resulted in several deaths. My heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one in the violence. The United States must stand with Nigerians who are peacefully demonstrating for police reform and seeking an end to corruption in their democracy. I encourage the government to engage in a good-faith dialogue with civil society to address these long-standing grievances and work together for a more just and inclusive Nigeria.”
BREAKING: @HQNigerianArmy Continues Shooting At Unarmed Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate Till Morning #EndSARS #LekkitollgateMassacre #LekkiMassacre— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) October 21, 2020
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