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General News of Friday, 16 October 2020


End SARS: Youths donate N500k to old woman selling groundnut at protest ground

The ongoing #EndSARS protest has revealed the true nature of Nigeria's youth. The 10-days old protest which has now gained a global face has become an avenue for philanthropic individuals to give back to the ordinary Nigerian.

In a show of love, the youth participating in the protest at Lekki Toll Gate yesterday, October 15 warmed the heart of an elderly woman selling groundnut at the protest ground by donating N500,000 to her.

The disclosure was made by a Twitter user with the handle @sama_on_point who shared pictures of the woman on the social media platform.

Recall that the inspector general of police disbanded the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and introduced Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).

Nigerians around the world are demanding an end to police brutality in the country.

Tweeps took to social media to express to share their thoughts on the kind gesture of the protesters towards the elderly woman.

A Twitter user with the handle @tawakalt21 wrote:

"Thanks to everyone, who have contributed money for the woman. With Nigeria youths, we can have the better Nigeria we all are craving for. May God Almighty bless each and every one of us."Another tweep with the handle @Prettyshirley commented:

"Let's not just donate the money but also guide her on how to use it in a way that will not only meet her needs but also ensure its sustainability."Below are other reactions:

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