The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that the Nigerian government has reached out to the U.K government over End SARS protests.
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that Onyeama said this on November 24, while fielding questions from State House correspondents at the end of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Onyeama said the Nigerian government has presented its side of the story to the U.K government .
He said: “Yes, we have reached out to the U.K government. The meeting that took place were Parliamentarians and they don’t speak for the U.K. government which acts for the United Kingdom and has also heard the side of the ( Nigerian ) government regarding everything that has happened.
“So, we have been in touch with them and engaging with them. And of course, as in any democracy, the members of parliament are able to also air their view.
“But what is important is that a balanced picture is made available to them before they take any decision.
“The U.K. government has been briefed. There was a U.K. Parliamentarians meeting and the U.K. government, which acts for the United Kingdom has also heard the side of the ( Nigerian ) government regarding everything that has happened.”