In a recent move by some top lawmakers in the United Kingdom parliament, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was reported to the Secretary-General of Commonwealth over the incessant rate of killings in the country.
The British lawmakers wrote the Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland QC, over widespread violence in Nigeria.
These lawmakers included Caroline Cox, David Alton, Jin Shannon and Helena Kennedy.
The lawmakers cited thousands of civilians in Nigeria who had been killed, with suspicions 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.