Burna Boy leads petition for sanctions on Nigerian govt officials in UK

Burna Boy leads petition for sanctions on Nigerian govt officials in UK

Burna Boy real name Damini Ogulu has beckoned on all Nigerians to sign a petition on the sanction of Nigerian government officials in the UK following the Lekki shootout on Tuesday, October 20.

 

Nigeria Afrobeat singer, Burna Boy has called on the support of all Nigerians to sign a petition on the sanction of Nigerian government officials in the UK.

 

This is coming following the massacre in the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos after the Nigerian military opened fire on unarmed peaceful protesters singing the national anthem.

 

In reaction, the self-acclaimed African giant; Burna Boy set up a petition urging the UK to implement sanctions that allow “individuals and entities that violate human rights around the world to be targeted.”

 

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“Deploying sanctions would provide accountability for and be a deterrent to anyone involved in violations of human rights,” it read.

 

The singer who is currently in the UK urged British citizens and residents; to sign the petition, urging other people in America and Asia to do the same.

 

He wrote;

“I am in London and I’m doing my best to make sure sanctions are imposed against Nigerian Government Officials.

I need all citizens of all European countries, America; Asia EVERYWHERE to please Do the Same.

THEY MUST ALL PAY!!”

 

1st News gathered that military personnel opened fire on peaceful protesters and it caused mayhem at what was previously a peaceful gathering.

 

Falz, in a live video also reacted to the events. Here is what he said;

The military is shooting at its own people, this is a war and we are fighting against ourselves.

This is the worst thing I’ve seen, I don’t really know how to explain it, in all my life.

This country has always been f**Cked up but this is the worst.

 

 

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