The Nigerian Bar Association has announced that the association will be commencing legal proceedings locally and internationally against Nigerian military and other relevant authorities over the shooting of protesters in Lekki.
The president of the NBA described the incident as recklessness and lawlessness by the security apparatus of the Nigerian Government. They said the killings appeared to have been a carefully calculated and premeditated attack on peaceful protesters. Akpata further revealed that the NBA will be convening an emergency meeting in the next 48 hours to decide other actions to take to prevent the nation from going further adrift.
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