Nigerian To UK Lawmaker: It’s Stunning British Authorities Turned Blind Eye To Killings In Nigeria

Oluwaseun Talabi, a citizen of Nigeria who resides in North Kensington, United Kingdom has written a petition to Felicity Buchan, Member of Parliament for Kensington, over the continued killings in Nigeria.

Talabi blamed the killings on the inaction of the federal government to fight terrorist teams.

He additionally lamented that rights activists and campaigners who dared to confront the federal government had been arrested and detained with out authorized course of.

He referred to as for an investigation into the relationships between the federal government, Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.

His letter reads: “I wish to convey to your consideration the mass atrocities which can be at present happening in Nigeria as a result of negligence of these which can be at present in energy. It’s fairly stunning that the British authorities has turned a blind eye to what’s occurring as Nigeria is part of the commonwealth.

“For the reason that Buhari authorities got here to energy in 2015, there was a drastic enhance within the variety of murders. Buhari, the Nigerian president, mentioned captured Boko Haram terrorists can be rehabilitated and despatched to the military. What does that let you know? Is it not a coincidence that not a single Boko Haram member has been placed on trial? 

“For the time being, nearly all of the western world is targeted on Black Lives Matter and the way to make sure equality for Black folks within the Western world. So does that imply that the Black lives in Africa don’t matter as extra individuals are being killed and extra girls are being raped day by day? 

“Why is Britain not doing a lot about it seeing that they colonised Nigeria? Is the British Authorities not conscious of this or are they simply ignoring the problems? Girls are being raped and killed every day. Peoples’ houses and companies are being destroyed leaving lots of and hundreds of individuals homeless.

“Many activists that problem the federal government towards atrocities and corruption in Nigeria disappear with nowhere to be discovered. An instance of 1 is a former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, who’s at present beneath trial after being charged with treason for difficult the federal government. 

“In Nigeria, the civic house continues to shrink as Nigerian authorities more and more clampdown on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceable meeting. Authorities have intimidated journalists, bloggers and human rights defenders; harassing them by way of verbal and bodily assault, arbitrary arrest, detention, and prosecuting them by way of trumped-up prices and misuse of the Cybercrime and Terrorism legal guidelines.

“As you possibly can see from these info, the relationships between the federal government, Bokoharam and Fulani herdsmen have to be regarded into. I wish to thanks for taking the day out to learn this letter….”

Responding to Talabi, MP Buchan promised to comply with up on  the case with the related minister. He additionally promised to go the letter to the International and Commonwealth Workplace of the UK.

“That is extremely regarding, and I’ll actually go this by way of to the FCO for a considerable response on the Authorities’s involvement.

“I also can comply with up informally with the related Minister and supply updates the place I can,” he mentioned.

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