Killings in Nigeria: UK Lawmakers report President Buhari to Commonwealth

The incessant killings in parts of Nigeria have forced lawmakers in the United Kingdom to report President Muhammadu Buhari to the Secretary-General of Commonwealth.

The lawmakers, Caroline Cox, David Alton, Jin Shannon and Helena Kennedy, reached out to the Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland QC, to take steps over violence in Nigeria.

According to them, thousands of civilians in Nigeria had been killed and elements of the Nigerian Government may be complicit in the violence.

Others, who signed the letter, are Lord Williams, Lord Carey, Dr Christopher Cocksworth, Phillip Mounstephen, Lord Stoddart, Lord Anderson, Lord Cormack.

Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, Ayo Adedoin, Ewelina Ochab, Mervyn Thomas, Dr Khataza Gondwe, Nevile Kyrte-Smith, Dr John Eibiner and Ann Buwalda.