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UN promises to help Nigeria after #ENDSARS protest

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed revealed the organization’s plan to help Nigeria after the #EndSARS protest that resulted in the loss of life and destruction of property.

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, on Monday, revealed that the organization would be assisting Nigeria to get back on her feet after the #EndSARS protests that rocked the country.

Mohammed said this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting she had with President Muhammadu Buhari , at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

She said the UN was shocked by the loss of lives and destruction of facilities that were the repercussion of the protests.

She said, “We did raise, while we were with Mr. President, the issue around the recent challenges of EndSARS protest that happened in the country.

“It was of course one that the Secretary-General and we all were alarmed, and of course, support the country in trying to get back on track.

“Young people and their demands for social justice, governance are all legitimate ones and must be done peacefully. But we were all disturbed by the damage level, loss of lives and we continue to condole with those families who suffer those losses.”

Mohammed praised efforts being made by the Federal Government in engaging with the demands made by the youths.

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