Skip to content

United Nations Calls For End To Attack On Peaceful Protesters In Nigeria

His call follows Tuesday’s massacre of young Nigerians protesting against police brutality across the country by thugs and security agents.

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, has called for an end to the attack on peaceful protesters in Nigeria.

His call follows Tuesday’s massacre of young Nigerians protesting against police brutality across the country by thugs and security agents.

The UNSG Antonio Guterres

He said the UN was ready to help Nigeria find a solution that will swiftly de-escalate the situation.

Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the Secretary-General, in a statement on Wednesday said, “The Secretary-General is following recent developments in Nigeria and calls for an end to reported police brutality and abuses.

“He condemns the violent escalation on 20 October in Lagos which resulted in multiple deaths and caused many injuries. He expresses his condolences to the bereaved families and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured. He calls on the Nigerian authorities to investigate these incidents and hold the perpetrators accountable.

“The Secretary-General urges the security forces to act at all times with maximum restraint while calling on protestors to demonstrate peacefully and to refrain from violence.  

“The Secretary-General encourages the authorities to swiftly explore avenues to de-escalate the situation. He reiterates the readiness of the United Nations to support national efforts towards finding a solution.”

SAHARAREPORTERS!

Categories

news

Tags

Akewusolaf View All

Akewusolaf is an online Publication. I blog about News| Sports| Politics| Entertainment| Celebrity Gist| Health Tips| Gossip| Personality| Current Affairs| Quotes

2 thoughts on “United Nations Calls For End To Attack On Peaceful Protesters In Nigeria Leave a comment

  1. Am a social service member under United Nations Foundation in Nigeria.Alaba Idumah by name.United Nations need to Intervene and address this great nation Nigeria,police brutality is out of control in Nigeria, youth are not privileged to speak out infact things are getting worst, corruption in most sectors.our leaders have fail this nation, country bless with mineral resources, unemployment,no freedom of speech etc

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: