Ghanaian celebs add voices to Nigeria’s ENDSARS campaign
For over a week, our neighbour Nigeria has been experiencing a wave of protests with many people, mostly the youth, taking to the streets to protest brutalities by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the country’s police force.
The protests, which started on social media, spilled onto the streets with protests breaking out in several cities and towns and protesters demanding an end to SARS.
Although the government announced that it had disbanded the squad, the announcement of the creation of a new unit – Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) - was met with even more protests as the demonstrators believed it was more of the same.
The hashtag ENDSARS has been a leading trend on social media and has garnered support from personalities, and after the bloody happenings on Tuesday in which some protesters were killed, the outcry has increased.
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