European Union releases statement on the shooting of End SARS protesters in Nigeria

The High Representative/Vice-President of the European Union, Josep Borrell has issued out a statement over the shooting of unarmed protesters at the Lekki toll gate late October 20, 2020.

Security operatives had opened fire on unarmed End SARS protesters who were singing the National Anthem at the Lekki toll gate after the security cameras were removed from the toll gate and the toll gate lights were put off.

 

Reacting, the European Union released on its official website in a statement tagged Nigeria : Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell reads: “It is alarming to learn that several people have been killed and injured during the ongoing protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Nigeria.

“It is crucial that those responsible of abuses be brought to justice and held accountable.

“Following the Government’s will to deliver on reforms, we expect to see decisive implementation.”

The statement was also shared on Twitter via the European Union’s official account

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