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HURIWA calls on President Buhari to ‘sack, arrest and prosecute’ Lai Mohammed

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#EndSARS report: HURIWA calls on President Buhari to

The Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria HURIWA has known as on President Buhari to instantly sack, arrest and prosecute the Minister of Info and Tradition, following his insistence that no person was killed within the October 20, 2020, Lekki tollgate capturing.

 

The writers made the decision whereas reacting to the conclusive judicial report by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of investigations into the Lekki incident final yr which indicted the Nigerian Military and Police.

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Lai Mohammed had at all times insisted nobody died within the capturing and even known as on CNN and different worldwide and native media homes to apologize to the Federal authorities for saying that some protesters have been killed within the incident.

 

In a press release launched at present November 16, HURIWA stated Lai Mohammed ought to be arrested for ”committing a grave and heartless offense”. The assertion partly reads;

 

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“As there has emerged undisputed proof that certainly there was systematic annihilation of many civilian protesters in Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State final October, we’re asking the President Muhammadu Buhari as a father of all to order the arrest and prosecution of his minister of knowledge, Lai Mohammed for committing a grave and heartless offence that’s equal to the denial of the Holocaust of the 6 million Jews by Adolf Hitler which is punishable by almost half a century of incarceration.  

 

“HURIWA can also be commending the courageous members and Chairperson of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the #ENDSARS PROTESTS particularly the circumstances surrounding the large circumstances of extrajudicial killings by the Military and armed police when these armed forces opened hearth with deadly weapons focused on the unarmed protesters. 

 

The Rights group requested the President to not sweep the lawlessness of the safety businesses beneath the carpets simply because the Rights group stated if the President permits his info minister to get away with the impunity of denying the bloodbath that occurred earlier than the eyes of the world captured reside on video cameras, then he will probably be remembered lengthy after he has retired from public workplace as a dictator who oversaw the genocide of younger protesters and the generations unborn won’t ever forgive him for this.”

 

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