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Australian High Commissioner Apologizes Over Tweet About EndSARS Protests

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Australia high commissioner to Nigeria Claire Ireland who tweeted advising the Nigerian Youth to avoid on going violent #Endsars protests in the country met some blacklash from Nigerians on Twitter for claiming that the protests were violent and has now issued an apology

REVISED MSG ⚠️ ℹ️: There are ongoing protests in Abuja, Lagos and other locations in Nigeria. Avoid these protests and follow the advice of local authorities.

I would like to apologise for earlier message. We did not mean to imply the protests were violent in general. We respect people’s right to peacefully protest.

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