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End SARS: UK Parliament Takes ‘Giant Step’ To Sanctions Buhari Govt, Nigerian Army, Police




United Kingdom Parliament, End SARS, Buhari Administration

The United Kingdom Parliament will today, Monday, reach a consensus on whether to debate on the End SARS protest petition, penalizing Police Brutality in Nigeria.

The meeting will usher new sanctions against President Muhammadu Buhari led administration and security agencies in the country.

Brandnewsday understands that a concerned Nigerian, Silas Ojo created and requested the debate from the UK.

It sought to get 100,000 signatures, the required number for lawmakers’ attention but garnered more than 220,000 signatures.


The debate will touch on the excesses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and the October 20 Lekki shooting by the Nigerian Army.

Meanwhile, the debate would be championed by Theresa Villiers at the Westminster Hall between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

In a statement made available on the House of Commons’ Library website stated that interested viewers would have access to view online on the UK Parliament YouTube channel.

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Speaking further, the statement revealed that the restrictions will give the UK a powerful tool to hold to account those involved in serious acts against the people.

Debates of this nature “allow for sanctions to be imposed on individuals and entities involved in serious human rights violations or abuses around the world.”

Recall that in October, the UK Government confessed that it provided training and equipment to the disbanded Nigeria Police Force unit, SARS.

Minister for Africa, James Duddridge confirmed that the training was between 2016 and 2020.

In a memo to Labour MP, Kate Osamor, Duddridge said SARS officers participated in training “designed to improve human rights, training on public finance, and community policing workshops”.

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In the same vein, the dispersed SARS have tampered with many Nigerians’ Human rights and abuse of innocent citizens’ freedom, thus, ignited the nationwide demonstrations that called for the end of the notorious SARS and end to police brutality.

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