EndSARS: Naira Marley, Runtown To Separately Lead Protest Against Police Brutality


EndSARS: Naira Marley, Runtown To Lead Protest Against Police Brutality

Popular singers, Naira Marley and Runtown have each announced that they would be separately leading protests against incessant police brutality against youths in the country.

Tesumole singer, Naira Marley, stated that he would stage a peaceful protest on Tuesday shortly after recommending a physical rally to clamor for the disbandment of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

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This comes in the wake of an outrage over alleged criminal and extra-judicial actions of FSARS officers against citizens in various parts of the country.

The outrage was triggered by a post from a Twitter user who alleged that he recorded SARS officials shooting a young boy dead at Ughelli, Delta state and driving away with the victim’s Lexus Jeep.

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He further told his 1.9 million followers via his Twitter account that some police officers and soldiers would join the protest.

So on Tuesday, we got some SARS coming out with us. The ones that claim to only come out for big operations and not the dirty works on the road they are coming out to show support and to answer some questions, we also got some police officers and soldiers joining the protest.

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Naira Marley urged his fans to ensure that the protest remained peaceful and there should not be any form of violence.

On his part, Runtown, announced to his 1.3 million followers that he will lead a peaceful protest on Thursday against same cause.

The singer told his followers that it would be a peaceful protest, stressing;

This has gone long enough and now we must take action! I’ll be leading a protest to #ENDSARS on Thursday, October 8th 2020. They MUST listen to us, they MUST make/effect real and visible changes! Empty promises won’t work this time!!!

He added;

Let’s all come out to peacefully reach out to our “Elected” leaders beyond social media!!! Venue/Take Off Point: Lekki Phase 1, Toll Gate. 10 am.

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