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General News of Tuesday, 13 October 2020


How Zlatan led Nigeria's #EndSARS protest in Ghana

Singer and songwriter, Zlatan Ibile led a peaceful protest in Ghana's capital, Accra, today, 13 October calling for the end of police brutality, and extra-judicial killing by members of the now-defunct, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

This was the second physical protest held in the diaspora after a successful exercise in London over the weekend.

Zlatan, who is in Ghana for a music project with rapper, Sarkodie followed in the footsteps of several famous people in Nigeria and across the globe.

According to the 'Gbese' hitmaker, the dissolution of SARS is the first of a long list of demands the Nigerian youth are clamoring for.

Spotted in a green beret, Zlatan led a punch of charged Nigerians mostly students and entrepreneurs.

They chanted songs of dissatisfaction while they wielded placards with the now-famous inscription, #EndSARSNow.

Other protesters could be seen in their customized T-shirt, waving banners and placards with inscriptions; 'Stop Police Brutality', 'PMB Give Us Electricity, 'Nigerian Youth Will Not Be Silenced','Having A Laptop Is Not A Crime, #ENDSARSNow' written all over them.

Despite the dissolution of SARS by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on Sunday, October 11, 2020, the protests have spread rapidly across the country.

While, celebrities Falz, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy and comedian MrMacaroni led protests in several parts of Lagos; Phyno and Flavor also cordinated efforts from the Eastern part of Nigeria. Davido led a group from Abuja.

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