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#ENDSARS, #LekkiTollGate Massacre: What truly did the UN say

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UN sets to celebrate women on October 15The United Nations says that 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.

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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. “

This is a statement signed by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

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