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Probe attack on #EndSARS protesters – UK government tells FG

Valentine Chinyem

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British governmnet has called on the on the Federal Government of Nigeria to immediately probe the attack on #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night.

Speaking through Twitter on Wednesday, few hours after the incident was discussed in Parliament, Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, called on Nigerian authorities to end all violence against protesters.

He tweeted, “I am deeply concerned by the violence in Nigeria, including widespread reports of civilian deaths. We call for an end to all violence. The Nigerian government must urgently investigate reports of brutality by its security forces and hold those responsible to account.”

Soldiers had on Tuesday shot at unarmed protesters at the Lekki toll gate plaza, killing an unknown number of people.