EU/NIGERIA – EU accuses Buhari of overseeing Christian persecution, ethnic cleansing in Nigeria

National Pivot Nigeria | Joe Adams | January 20, 2020


The European parliament, legislative branch of the European Union, has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of overseeing the persecution of Christians and ethnic cleansing in Nigeria.

The European parliament, legislative branch of the European Union, has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of overseeing the persecution of Christians and ethnic cleansing in Nigeria.

The EU in a new report released on January 16, 2020 said over 6000 Christians had been murdered by “Fulani militants whereas in Sharia states, Christians face constant discrimination and are often considered second class citizens”.

The report further adds that, “These attacks have continued with total impunity with perpetrators rarely being held to account whereas Amnesty International report has demonstrated wilful negligence by the Nigerian security forces concerning deadly attacks against farming communities.”

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