The Federal Government has said it is not perturbed by the threat of sanctions against officials involved in the shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki by the UK Parliament.
Reacting to the debate of the #EndSARS Protests by the UK Parliament, Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture, Lai Mohammed told Thisday newspaper on Tuesday that the Parliament acted on fake news.
“The federal government is not panicky at all. The resolution of the UK Parliament is not necessarily the decision of the UK government.
“And no responsible government will consider sanctioning the federal government based on fake news and hearsay without getting in touch with the government.
“Two issues – the resolution of the UK Parliament doesn’t represent the position of the government of the UK and only the government can sanction and parliament can only make resolutions.
“Secondly, we are very confident that no responsible government, no serious government, is going to consider imposing sanctions on other countries based on fake news and unverified videos.
“They will also do their own painstaking investigations and also ask for the side of the country. So, we have no reason to panic at all because we know that all the evidence before them is fake news- nothing of big news” he said.