May 17, 2021

Lockdown: Nigerians have been killed by security forces, says FFK

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David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode is a Nigerian politician, essayist, poet and lawyer. He was a member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party.

FFK who said on his Twitter page:


More Nigerians have been killed by security forces trying to enforce the ‘stay at home’ order than by Covid 19.

Those that are not shot in the streets have no light and food and are starving to death at home.

This can only happen in a zoo, a jungle or a lunatic asylum, was not happy with the security agencies in across Nigeria.

Accordant to report, Nigerian Security forces enforcing the lockdown in parts of Nigeria have killed more people than coronavirus itself, a local rights group says.

Evidence of the killings comes from members of the public who rang their hotline or sent in videos, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) adds.

It says law enforcers have killed 18 people in Nigeria since lockdowns began on 30 March.

Coronavirus has killed 12 people, according to health ministry data.

Nigeria, which has a population of about 200 million people, has reported 407 cases of coronavirus but there are fears it could spread quickly in overcrowded parts of the country.

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