United Nations,UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has condemned the crackdown on peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria.
The UN leader also called for an investigation into the acts of violence, asking the Nigerian government to hold perpetrators to account.
The crackdown reached its crescendo Tuesday when unarmed protesters were shot at by military men at the Lekki toll Gate.
According to fatality figure released by Amnesty International, Wednesday, 12 protesters were killed in the shootings.
In a tweet on Wednesday, the UN Secretary-General wrote, “I condemn the escalation of violence in Lagos, Nigeria, which has resulted in multiple deaths and injuries.
“I call for demonstrations to be peaceful and for an end to reported police brutality and abuses. Authorities must investigate these incidents and hold perpetrators accountable.”