US condemns firing on unarmed protestors in Lagos

The United States has condemned the military forces firing on unarmed protesters in Lagos. The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted: “The United States strongly condemns incidents of military forces firing on unarmed protestors in Lagos. Those involved should be held to account under the law. We extend our condolences to the victims of the violence and their families”. 

A day ago, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concerns at the reports of police brutality in Nigeria and has called on the Nigerian authorities to end the same.

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