#EndSARS protests gaining global attention

Armed SARS officers can be seen in the shocking video taken by tourists at a hotel and posted on social media on Saturday, dragging two limp bodies from the hotel compound into the street until one of the men are shot.
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Runtown, Falz, Tiwa Savage And Other Celebrities Lead #EndSARS Protest

Street demonstrations against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a notorious Nigerian police force, have received an invaluable boost from many nations with a lot of celebrity support.

The # EndSARS hashtag was trending not only in Nigeria, but in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States on Friday. Over the weekend, the hashtag has stayed on Twitter's Nigeria top 10 trend table.

As well as influential Nigerian musicians Davido and Wizkid, British-Nigerian actor John Boyega expressed his support for the movement.

Also joining the movement was Anonymous, a multinational group of anonymous cyber-activists.

Tiwa Savage, Runtown, Falz, Wulrd and DJ Spinal were some other Nigerian musicians on the streets of Lagos to lead their voices against the suspected legitimate criminal police unit.

Also, Mike Edwards, a Nigerian professional athlete and owner of the first black-owned cigar line in the UK, has called for a London rally. He said he would lead a protest on Sunday at the High Commission of Nigeria in London. Award-winning actress Nse Ikpe-Etim also tweeted to join the protest against Edward.

In other foreign countries such as Germany, the USA, and Canada, several other protests were scheduled, while protests were taking place in at least six Nigerian states, including the FCT.

After years of horror stories of blatant extortion, unlawful arrest, and unlawful murder of Nigerians, mainly young people, by a notorious police unit, Nigerians are protesting again at the hands of the local police. The demonstrators are demanding that the government scrap the infamous police force.

After a graphic video showing officers from the SARS police unit dragging two men from a hotel in Lagos and shooting one of them in the street, the recent fury was ignited.

Armed SARS officers can be seen in the shocking video taken by tourists at a hotel and posted on social media on Saturday, dragging two limp bodies from the hotel compound into the street until one of the men are shot.

The video triggered a deluge of videos and stories shared on social media alleging the infamous Sars unit's latest atrocities and violence, long accused of rampant rape.

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