Wednesday, October 21, 2020

“Stop violent crackdown on peaceful #EndSARS protesters” – Joe Biden tells Buhari

USA’s Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, has called on President Buhari to desist from using violent measures on #EndSARS protesters.

Biden, in a statement today called on President Buhari to use dialogue in bringing about “a more just and inclusive Nigeria”.

“I urge President Buhari and the Nigerian military to cease the violent crackdown on protesters in Nigeria, which has already resulted in several deaths. My heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one in the violence.”

“The United States must stand with Nigerians who are peacefully demonstrating for police reform and seeking an end to corruption in their democracy.”

“I encourage the government to engage in a good faith dialogue with civil society to address these long standing grievances and work together for a more just and inclusive Nigeria.” the statement read.