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#EndSARS: Those that violated, abused human rights should be held accountable –Canadian govt

The Canadian government has mentioned that these concerned about the abuse and violation of human rights in Nigeria should be held accountable.

The nation said this in response to the shooting and killing of a number of peaceful and unarmed EndSARS protesters in Lagos State on Tuesday, by soldiers.

The Canadian government mentioned it was deeply involved with the extreme use of drive throughout the ongoing protests in Nigeria.

Read more: #ENDSARS: Nigerian youths have the right to protest peacefully – Buhari

In a tweet on its Twitter handle, @CanadaFP, the federal government wrote, “Canada is deeply involved concerning the extreme use of drive during the ongoing protests in #Nigeria. These answerable for #HumanRights violations and abuse should be held accountable.”

Amid pictorial and video evidences of the massacre, the Nigerian authorities had denied the report.

Nevertheless, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday confirmed that it was troopers that carried out the shooting.

The action of the Nigerian soldiers had been extensively condemned by each local and international bodies.



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