The United States has condemned the use of force against End SARS protesters.
Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo gave the position of the US government on Thursday.
Troops of the Nigerian Army opened fire on demonstrators at the Lekki toll gate Tuesday night.
The attack led to deaths and several injuries.
Pompeo demanded prosecution of security personnel involved in the shootings.
“The United States strongly condemns incidents of military forces firing on unarmed protesters in Lagos.
“Those involved should be held to account under the law,” he tweeted.
The US top diplomat extended America’s condolences to the victims of the violence and their families.
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