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End SARS: UK parliament to debate sanctions towards Buhari govt, Nigerian Army, Police

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End SARS: UK parliament to debate sanctions against Buhari govt, Nigerian Army, Police


The United Kingdom Parliament will immediately debate a petition on End SARS protest.

It seeks sanctions towards the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and safety businesses.

The request was created by Silas Ojo.

It sought to get 100,000 signatures, the required quantity for lawmakers’ consideration however garnered greater than 220,000 signatures.

The debate will contact on the excesses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and the October 20 Lekki taking pictures by the Nigerian Army.

It can be led by Theresa Villiers on the Westminster Hall between 6:00 pm and seven:30 pm.

An announcement on the House of Commons Library web site mentioned audiences will have the ability to watch on-line on the UK Parliament YouTube channel.

It defined that the restrictions will give the UK a strong instrument to carry to account these concerned in severe acts towards the folks.

Debates of this nature “allow for sanctions to be imposed on individuals and entities involved in serious human rights violations or abuses around the world.”

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In October, the UK Government admitted that it supplied coaching and tools to SARS.

Minister for Africa, James Duddridge confimed that the coaching was between 2016 and 2020.

In a memo to Labour MP, Kate Osamor, Duddridge mentioned SARS officers participated in coaching “designed to improve human rights, training on public finance, and community policing workshops”.

Human rights abuses commited by the infamous unit sparked End SARS demonstrations throughout Nigeria and requires an finish to police brutality.

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Janet Feranmi, a first-class graduate in Mass Communication. She graduated 2017. A Content Creator, lover of Dog. She writes for Daily news and also for Tropics.ng

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