Today, the memorial for the End Sars protest is being held with core organizers like Comedian, Mr. Macaroni, and musician Falz asking the youths to come out in Mass for it. During the protest last year, a lot of good and sad incidents occurred but one of the greatest individual turnarounds was about a lady identified as Jane Obiene who's life changed totally after she willingly joined the protest.
Nigerian Youths came out today to mark the End SARS memorial as it was alleged that people lost their lives on October 20, 2020 when they came out to protest against Police Brutality. To ensure that the memorial is done peacefully without destruction of Government-owned property, the Nigerian Police came out to clamp down on anyone who tries to promote violence.
Few days ago, the End SARS memorial was held to remember the events and the fallen heroes of the protest. One of the survivors of the protest has taken to the internet to share his near death experience. The young man whose name is Marvel took to his Facebook page to narrate his during escape during the End SARS protest.
Lateef Adedimeji, a popular yoruba actor remembered those who died during the End Sars peaceful protest last year. We all remembered it was a day when people were massacred.￼￼￼ Citizens of Nigeria cannot forget that day especially those who were present when everything occured. He posted the picture of him participating in the End Sars protest .
October 20, 2020, remains a memorable day in the annual of Nigeria and one thing that it could be remembered for is the END SARS protest. The END SARS protest is one of the heinous events that took place in Nigeria in 2020, which means many Nigerians were touched in one way or the other due to the horrible experiences that they encountered during the period.
Nigerian youths and celebrities have taken to the streets today, October 20, 2021, to remember the End SARS protesters that were allegedly shot and brutalized at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020, and still calling upon the government for total change and total reformation of the Nigerian police force.
Today, 20th October 2021 made a complete year since the sad incident that occurred during the End Sars protest in 2020, and a memorial is said to be held today in memory of the people who were lost during the protest. Recall that during the protest last year, so many things occurred, although the bad side of it is the most talked-about thing on social, so many positive also things happened during the End Sars protest as well.
Despite the warnings by the Lagos State Police Command few days ago, that people should desist from staging any form of street protest to mark the one year anniversary of End SARS in the state, some Nigerians still went ahead to disobey the order. Situation report from Lagos State, monitored by BBC Pidgin, indicates that some of the end SARS anniversary protesters have already stormed the infamous Lekki Toll Gate.
2 Commendable Things Nigerian Policemen Did Yesterday At Lekki Tollgate During The End Sars Memorial
Yesterday, the much-anticipated End Sars memorial protest at Lekki Tollgate was done in memory of the people who were lost during the protest a year ago in Nigeria. The protest was successfully done and everyone went home without any harm with the help of the Nigerian police being present at the tollgate to control everything.
Thousands of Nigerian youths have taken to the streets to commemorate the Lekki toll gate massacre, which occurred a year ago. They have taken to the streets to express their outrage over the alleged killings of Nigerians who demanded justice for those brutalized by SARS. Security operatives came out today to monitor the END SARS memorial and ensure that laws and order were obeyed.
#EndSARS Memorial protesters, who were apprehended by the Nigerian police force at the Lekki toll gate, Lagos, on Wednesday, 20th October, 2021, have been reportedly released. This was disclosed in a tweet shared by a Legal Practitioner, Modupe (Moe) Adele, who is one of the promoters of the End SARS movement.
Reports indicates that operatives of the Lagos State Police Command allegedly arrested some End SARS Anniversary protesters in Lagos State yesterday. According to Punch newspaper, two persons were earlier arrested at the infamous Lekki Toll Gate, which is one of the presumed venues of the End SARS memorial protest yesterday, Wednesday, October 20, 2021, in Lagos State.
Popular Nigerian Singer, and Record Producer, Peter Okoye a professional known as Mr. P, recently took to his verified official Instagram account to drop throw-back pictures of himself, TV personality, Nedu Wazobia, and others as he was reacting for the year memorial End Sars Protest in which our brothers and sisters that lost their lives in the struggle for a better Nigerian.
Today being 20th of October 2021, is a very significant year in Nigeria as we remember our loved ones who were killed on the same date last year. This was as a result of the End Sars protest. Many celebrities have taken to social media to commemorate this day.
The Oyo State Police command, has warned citizens of Oyo State not to stage any End SARS protest in the state. According to them, the police command will use all legal means to prevent it. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Adewale Onadeko, on Tuesday, 19th October, 2021.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has given a 7-day ultimatum to the military to prosecute officers who killed and brutalized protesters. The National Association Nigerian Students (NANS) has released a statement signed by Asefon Sunday, the president of the association, which contained their demands.
The Nigerian Police used tear gas on EndSars protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate. The moment can be seen in a video that recently surfaced on social media. In the video, we can see the Nigerian police official at the middle of the road trying to put everything in order.
Whatever need to be done to redeem the image of the Nigeria police force and salvage the little respect Nigerians are having for the men in black, should be done as a matter of urgency before things fall apart and the centre won't be able to hold. Each and everyday, officers of the Nigeria police keep throwing caution to the wind, to display high level of unprofessionalism which is always against their rules of engagement.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has warned Lagosians against protesting in any part of the state on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, during the one year anniversary of the End SARS protests. He further emphasized that the police will not hesitate to arrest or deal with anyone who disobeys the order by going ahead to stage any form of street protests in the state on Wednesday.
The popular Nigerian Journalist, Dr. Kemi Olunloyo have advised Nigerian youths to stop protesting and focus on what is more important. Yesterday being October 20th, 2021 was the day of remembrance of End SARS protest which was done a year ago. Nigerian youths took to the streets of Lagos and other big cities to do a peaceful protest again.