Buhari Acknowledges AI Report, Promises not to Condone Impunity


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday acknowledged receipt of the Amnesty International report on Nigeria titled “Nigeria: Stories of horror in their own words.”

Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), Mallam Garba Shehu said in a statement in Niamey, Niger Republic that President Buhari had received the report which he says “contains many disturbing allegations”.

According to Shehu, President Buhari assured that his administration will study the document and act appropriately.

He quoted Buhari as saying: “I assure you that your report will be looked into. This administration will leave no stone unturned to promote the rule of law, and deal with all cases of human rights abuses.

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“Respect for human rights and adherence to the rule of law are the life and soul of the democratic system. We will not tolerate or condone impunity and reckless disregard for human rights.”


Source: Nation

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