Fatou Bensouda, a prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has lend her voice towards the #EndSARS protests which has caused chaos and crises across the country.
Commenting on a post shared on the official Twitter account of the ICC, which revealed that they have been receiving information alleging crimes in Nigeria and are keeping a close eye on the development. She added that any loss of life or injury is concerning.
“My office has been closely following the events around the current protests in Nigeria and the reaction of Nigeria’s law enforcement and security agencies.
“Any loss of life and injury is concerning. We have received information alleging crimes and are keeping a close eye on developments, in case violence escalates and any indications arise that Rome Statute crimes may have been committed.
“I call for calm and restraint.”