Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina J Mohammed has given a positive response to Burna Boy’s request to the United Nations over the massive killings of citizens of Nigeria by the military.
The afrobeat giant called on the United Nations to support Nigerians following the killings of unarmed men and women who went protesting for a better government free from corruption, godfather-politics, police brutality among other things that threaten the safety of the citizens.
He was met with a positive response from the deputy secretary-general, Amina J Mohammed. According to her, the tension in Nigeria has been noticed by organizations and are currently calling for an end to the violation of human right.
She added that herself together with the UN is stressing on the importance of respect for peaceful protest and also maximum restraint to be exercised by the security forces.
See tweet below:
.@UN & I are following the protests in #Nigeria calling for an end to human rights violations. I join the #UNSG in stressing the importance of respect for peaceful protests & freedom of assembly & call on the security forces to exercise maximum restraint.https://t.co/NfKAtEjLew
— Amina J Mohammed (@AminaJMohammed) October 20, 2020
Source: Naija News