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End SARS: Respect Protesters’ Rights – UK Warns Nigeria

The British Government has called on Nigerian authorities  to respect the rights of End SARS protesters.

This is coming after Nigerian security operatives assaulted protesters while inspector General of Police announced the dissolving of SARS.

Speaking on the development, Catriona Laing, British High Commissioner to Nigeria, said on Sunday.

“We welcome the government’s announcement on the future of #SARS – an important first step. The IGP’s commitment to ensure accountability for human rights violations is essential to restoring public confidence in @PoliceNG

“Hearing reports of violence affecting ongoing protests. Urge authorities to respect the right to protest and protestors to remain peaceful. @UKinNigeria.”

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