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Uprising Of EndSARS in Nigeria: What Really Started this Episode

Uprising Of EndSARS in Nigeria? Nigerian youths continue #EndSARS Protest across the country. The Protest has drawn attentions of people including celebrities both home and abroad. Endsars demonstrators have been using the hashtag #Endsars to push for their cause, is endorsed by global celebrities such an Kanye West, Jack Dorsey, Kirk Franklin, Mesut Ozil And Marcus Rashford plus Nigerian superstars Wizkid, Davido, Phyno, Flavour, Psquare and lots more.

Uprising Of EndSARS

According to Sahara Reporters, musicians, others turns up as #Endsars continues in France. The demist ration which is ongoing at the Eiffel Tower in the heart of Paris capital of france, also has in attendance other Nigerian entertainers based in the European country.

Uprising Of EndSARS

On Saturday, two popular Nigerian musicians in France, Negoboi and C-Mi joined their compatriots in the European country to pour out the the streets to demand and end to police brutality and Justice for victims of rights violations by the disbanded SARS officers. According to Mr Olorunfemi Deji, who spoke with Sahara reporters, they are not only demanding the scrapping of SARS and dissolution of the newly created Special weapon and Tactics (SWAT) team  by the police authorities but also the improvement of governance in the country.

He said “ we are demonstrating about #Endsars, #EndSWAT. #Endpolicebrutality, #ReformNigeriaPolice, #FixNigeria, #Fixhealthcaresystem. Everything is in a mess in Nigeria at the moment, we are not happy about this and that’s why we are out to lend our voices to the calls for total reforms of the country. This protest is beyond #EndSARS.”

While demostrating in front of the Nigeria embassy, they called on the inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu to immediately resign his position for overseeing a failed law enforcement agency.

Proreters also demanded for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over insecurity in the country and the poor state of Nigeria’s economy, which has led to massive job losses for citizens.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbanjo Response

Vice President, Yemi Osinbanjo in reaction to the ongoing protest in different states within and outside Nigeria, on Friday rendered an apology for the government’s failure to address these problems long before now.

He says “ Dear Nigerians, I know that lots of you are angry, and understandably. We could’ve moved faster for this we are sorry. I fully understand how many young people feel. Lots of people feel that we have been too silent and have simply not done enough. These feelings of frustration are justified. Thus, there arr far too many people who have been brutalized at the hands of the police and this is unacceptable. We must take responsibility for protecting young people, even sometimes from those who are paid to protect them.”

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