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Yvonne Nelson Calls On AU And ECOWAS To Intervene In the Nigerian Crisis



Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson has called on the leadership of the African Union (AU) and that of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) to intervene in the ongoing crisis in Nigeria.

The Nigerian people, mostly the youth, have been protesting for some weeks now and it has now turned ugly as many of the youth were killed this evening by Soldiers at the Lekki toll gate.

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The situation has received enough coverage in both traditional and social media and has attracted worldwide attention.

Celebrities in the entertainment and sporting fraternities, the clergymen and some world renowned politicians have all commented on the issue.

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In all of these, the two regional bodies that exercise oversight responsibility over Nigeria have remained silent. This trend is worrying and Yvonne Nelson thinks it’s high time the leadership of AU and ECOWAS spoke about the issue to ensure calm is restored.

She took to twitter and wrote: “Where is the AFRICAN UNION (AU) ? where is ECOWAS?? West african leaders, where are you?? ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ speak for the people of NIGERIA! AFRICA AND THE WORLD IS WATCHING ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’””

Source: AfricaCelebrities.Com