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Ten Top Heroes Of #SARSMUSTEND Protest In Nigeria

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End Special Anti-Robbery Squad (End SARS) or #EndSARS is a social movement in Nigeria that started on Twitter calling for banning of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a unit of the Nigerian Police Force. It is a call to end police oppression and brutality in Nigeria. The protests started as a social media campaign using the hashtag #ENDSARS to demand for Nigeria’s government to scrap and end the deployment of Nigeria Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS.Within a weekend (9-11 October 2020), the #ENDSARS hashtag had up to 28 million tweets. Nigerians have shared both stories and video evidence of how members of SARS engaged in kidnapping, murder, theft, rape, torture, unlawful arrests, high-handedness, humiliation, unlawful detention, extrajudicial killings, and extortion.

On Sunday, October 11, the Nigerian government announced that a notorious part of the country’s police unit called SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) had been dissolved following widespread protests against the unit’s brutality.

Check out top ten (10) celebrities who took active role in the #ENDSARS protest

Aisha Yesufu


(born 1974) is a Nigerian socio-political activist, and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, an advocacy group that brings attention to the abduction of over 200 girls, from a secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria, on 14 April 2014, by the terrorist group Boko Haram. An iconic photo of a Nigerian activist, Aisha Yesufu, taken on Saturday during the #EndSARS protest at Abuja, has instantly become a morale booster for Nigerians calling for the scrapping of a police unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), notorious for its brutality against citizens.

Falz


Folarin Falana (born October 27, 1990), better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and actor..He was the first celebrity to lead Nigerian youth to a peaceful protest

Runtown


Douglas Jack Agu (born 19 August 1989), better known by his stage name Runtown, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer.He was among the first celebrity to lead Nigerian youth in a peaceful protest in lagos

Mr Macaroni


Debo Adebayo popularly known as Mr. Macaroni is a Nigerian, comedian, actor, content developer, social media influencer and entrepreneur..He is among those who use his large followers to Instigate the peacefull

Qdot


Another musician, with lots of followers .he gave a lending voice to the SARS protest

Wiz kid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He began recording music at the age of 11
With a large followers.he uses his social media platforms to Instigate the Endsars campaign.

Savy Rinu

SavyRinu is a human rights activist and a social media influencer, 400l student of Lagos State University. She led the Alausa Protest along with Mr Macaroni

Davido

David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. He studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references.
Born: 21 November 1992

Feministcoalition

The feminist coalition is a group of young Nigerian feminists formed in July 2020 with a mission to champion equality for women in Nigerian society with a core focus on education, financial freedom and representation in public office, with the aim of fighting injustice through peaceful protests, fundraising, and social media organisation.On the 14th October,2020 they donated N,216,080 to 11 protests, the hospital bills of 3 protesters , a donation to the family of a deceased protesters and other supplies.They raised a total amount of : NGN 62,643,663.05, Total disbursed: NGN 13, 026,580.00 with available balance of NGN 49,617,580.00 USD 11, 474.34.

Seyi BBnaija

Seyi Awolowo was born on the 2nd of February, 1989. He is the grandson to Chief Obafemi Awolowo and hails from Ikenne in Ogun State, Nigeria.
Seyi is a trained medical doctor, entrepreneur and entertainer. He came into limelight after participating in the Pepper Dem Gang edition of the Big Brother Naija. He was among the last five housemates to be evicted from the house and Mercy emerged as the winner.

The above personalities led a peaceful protest , when to see the IGP and some important people who can heed the call of Nigerian youths , taking out of their busy schedule to cry for the end to police brutality.

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