CNN , Cable News Network , has clarified it tweet on the number of people who died at Lekki Toll Gate during End SARS protest on 20th of October, 2020.
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that CNN had tweeted that not less than 38 people died on Tuesday 20, 10 , 2020 when the military opened fire on peaceful protesters.
”At least 38 people were killed in Nigeria on Tuesday when the military opened fire on peaceful protesters But the President failed to address the carnage during his speech on Thursday, drawing criticism from protesters who accuse him of failing to show empathy & unify the nation”
The news network has clarified the tweet with the tweet below :
”Clarification: This tweet from October 23 did not attribute the death toll from protests in Nigeria to Amnesty International. The tweet also did not make it clear that the death toll was for protests across the country.”