The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Europe Chapter has condemned the killing of protesters by Nigerian police officers during the demonstrations that erupted following the removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Europe, Mr Wole Arisekola is scheduled to meet the Head of investigations at the International Criminal Court who is currently investigating Nigeria.
In a statement issued by Wole Arisekola, Chairman of the NUJ Europe Chapter, the union charged Nigerians that “it is time we start the campaign for Nigerian Government to face justice at the International Criminal Court for killing innocent protesters. Many Nigerians have been shot dead by Nigeria Police Force. The names include Late .Muyideen Mustafa killed at Ilorin, Ademola Aderinto, in Lagos; Raheem Mojeed in Osun; Olurin Olateju in Ibadan; Abdulgafar Mohammed Hadis, in Kaduna; Yahaya Abubakar Adamu, in Lambata; Rabiu Abubakar, in Suleja & at least fifteen other citizens in Lokoja, Jalingo, Kano, Maiduguri, Ibafo”.
NUJE also called on Nigerians to call or write to report Nigeria Police Force and its killing officers to the prosecutor Mr. Luis Moreno – Ocampo or Mr. Michel De Smedt (Head of investigations) at the ICC who is currently investigating current Police brutality against innocent protesters in Nigeria.
People with relevant information have been called upon to send them to
Information and Evidence Unit
Office of the Prosecutor
Post Office Box 19519
2500 CM The Hague
Telephone: + 31 70 515 8515
Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax +31 70 515 8555.
Or NUJE@Nigeria Union of Journalists in Europe.com or Streetjournal@dublin.com
The Chairman also advised that pictures of police brutality could be sent as evidence.