Catriona Laing, British high commissioner to Nigeria has asked Buhari government to respect the rights of protesters while also urging them to remain peaceful during the protests.
she wrote: Welcome the government 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”