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.
October 20th marked a year of nationwide protest that later resulted in bloodshed at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State and other parts of the country. Although, the events that occurred that very night are yet unclear as a lot of controversies were raised. However, the EndSARS protest is understood to be a decentralized social movement and series of mass protests against police brutality and bad governance in Nigeria.
During the annual Felaberation concert on Sunday, October 17, popular Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz, encouraged Nigerian youths to disregard the Nigeria Police, and come out for the planned Endsars memorial protest, which is scheduled to take place on October 20.
3 Things To Learn From Aisha Yesufu, Falz And Other Celebrities That Joined The #EndSarsMemorial Protest Today
There are these vital lessons to learn from certain celebrities on social media that have voluntarily moved out from their houses to do a peaceful movement for the #EndSarsMemorial that took place on 20 October 2020. One year after the incident happened. These celebrities came out to mourn the fallen heroes and also to remember how they went about the protest.
Yesterday, the 20th day of October, was a day to remember in Nigeria, as it marked one year that some youths lost their lives at the tollgate during the peaceful protest as a result of shooting by the security agents. Photo Credit: Twitter Despite the warnings by some State Government that there should not be any sort of protest to mark the one-year anniversary of the lost soul, people still came out to honor the victims of the Endsars protest by organizing a vehicular procession in their honor.
Report from Punch Newspaper gathered that the Nigerian rapper and actor, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz The Bhad Guy, and popular Comedian Debo Adebayo, famously known as Mr Macaroni and along side other human activist have joined the car procession at the Memorial protest at Lekki tollgate in Lagos as stated earlier.
Nigerians, particularly the youths, took out time to mark the one year remembrance of the Lekki Tollgate shooting which occured on 20th October 2020. It would be recalled that many Nigerian artists such as Tacha, Dj Switch, Falz, Mr Macaroni and many others came out to join the nationwide protest against police brutality that resulted in bloodshed.
As a Nigerian who is concerned about the situation of things in the country, the 20th of October 2020 is a day that will never be forgotten in the history of Nigeria due to the lives of innocent protesters that were killed during the EndSars protest that took place at the Lekki Toll Gate.
As we remember the protesters who lost their lives on the 20th of October, 2020 during the #Endsars protest, it is right that we also celebrate the celebrities who have been part of this movement with their whole hearts. Not every celebrities are thoughtful enough to partake in this movement for one reason or the other.
Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz, and comedian Debo Adebayo, better known by his stage name Mr. Macaroni, have joined the car procession at the EndSARSMemorial protest at Lekki tollgate in Lagos. This is despite a ban on protests in Lagos and the heavy presence of armed police personnel at the tollgate.
Rapper and actor, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz and Comedian Debo Adebayo popularly known as Me Macaroni have joined the car procession at the END SARS Memorial protest at Lekki toll gate in Lagos. The two had earlier announced a car procession to mark one year anniversary of the END SARS protest.
Nigerian rapper and actor, Folarin 'Falz' Falana had a lot to say during his performance at 2021 Felabration, about the Police commissioner's instructions regarding the upcoming gathering at Lekki tollgate, to mark the 'October 2020' incident, he said Nigerian youths will not be silenced by anyone.
Nigerian rapper and actor, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz took to his Instagram stories section and posted videos from the End SARS memorial protest. In honour of the alleged killing of protesters at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. In one of the videos, the protesters were seen attaching the Nigerian flags on vehicles used for the peaceful protest, while getting set for the car protest.
October 20th, 2020 would continue to be a day that would live on in the minds of many Nigerians. According to many Nigerians, this was the day the Nigerian military allegedly fire bullets at its Citizens. It was considered a bloody day by many Nigerians and today makes it a year that this incident occurs.
In October 2020, young people across Nigeria took to the streets calling for disbanding an abusive police unit known as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and for ending brutality in a movement tagged #EndSARS. But as we all know, the protest did not end well as there was sporadic shooting from Uknown gunmen whom are yet to be identified till this date.
The Nigerian youths have set to shutdown Lekki Toll Gate on Wednesday, 20th of October, as they will be embarking on mega rally in commemoration of those who lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest that took place on 20th of October, 2020. According to P.M News, the youths have confirmed that the Lekki Toll Gate I. Lagos State will be shut down on Wednesday for the memorial procession. The #EndSars memorial car procession will be held at the Toll Gate from 8am on Wednesday. The notifier, shared by Nigerian
Famous Nigerian Singer known as Falz the bad guy Has uploaded a video where he was seen questioning some Nigerian police men this morning. In the uploaded video, Falz who is also a major advocate of the end SARS protest was spotted in a bus woth other Nigerian youths, a convoy of cars also led the procession as they continuously chanted end SARS.
Photo credit : Opera News (Falz) Popular Nigerian rapper - Folarin Falana better known as Falz,has raised his voice urging Nigerian youth to come out in their numbers in protest on october 20th as they mark the one year remembrance of the #EndSARS protest that rocked the country.
Today, October 20/10 marks the one year anniversary of the alleged killing of police brutality protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate and a memorial protest is ongoing at the spot in memory of the souls that were lost that very day exactly a year ago. News came in that police already made two arrests this morning, a journalist and a protester which Amnesty International had called on the Lagos Police Command to desist from on its Twitter page.
Today, October 20/10 marks the one year anniversary of the alleged killing of Endsars protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate and a memorial protest is ongoing at the spot in memory of the souls that were lost that very day. Police are trying to disperse the protesters by firing tear gas canisters into their midst which saw the protesters running helter-skelter but that did not deter them from singing their solidarity songs despite the strong resistance from the police.