Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minster of Data, Tradition and Tourism, says the Nigerian Police just isn’t liable for the alleged killing of a petroleum attendant in Abia.
The minster disclosed this on the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 each day press briefing on Thursday in Abuja.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that there had been insinuations that the petrol attendant that died in Abia was allegedly killed by police personnel.
The minster, nonetheless, mentioned that the petrol attendant was hit by an oncoming automobile whereas the folks had been protesting towards a tricycle that was allegedly hit by the police.
“What occurred was that the police man hit a keke Napep and whereas the folks had been protesting, one other oncoming automobile hit the petrol attendant resulting in his loss of life,” he mentioned.
He referred to as on the duty power within the state to make sure the safety of human rights whereas on obligation, including that whereas they need to respect the rights of the folks as they try to take care of legislation and order.
Dr Sabi Aliyu, the Coordinator, Nationwide Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), promised that the PTF would make sure that folks’s rights had been revered in the course of the lockdown interval.
He mentioned the PTF was conscious of challenges confronted by Nigerians in the midst of the lockdown and wouldn’t do something to jeopardise the success it had recorded within the struggle towards COVID-19.
Aliyi mentioned the PTF would have a look at the outcomes of the lockdown and make applicable suggestions to President Muhammadu Buhari.
He mentioned that it was expedient for the PTF to proceed to synergise with states’ taskforce with the intention to take essential steps towards the towards COVID-19 pandemic. (NAN)