End SARS: Nigerians react as Davido denies being part of protest (video)

End SARS: Nigerians react as Davido denies being part of protest (video)

- Nigerian singer, Davido, kept to his promise of meeting with the police PRO in Abuja

- The meeting was publicised on the singer’s Instagram live and fans were able to be a part of it

- Davido was heard telling the police that he did not join the End SARS protest and a number of Nigerians on social media had interesting reactions to his statement

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Top Nigerian singer, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, recently pulled his weight as a celebrity after he kept true to his promise of meeting with the Inspector General of Police concerning the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

During the meeting which was publicised on the musician’s Instagram live, he was heard telling the police PRO, Frank Mbah, that he did not protest and that he was actually at the march to calm things down.

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End SARS: Nigerians react as Davido denies being part of protest (video)

Nigerian music star, Davido, attends meeting at police headquarters in Abuja to discuss finally ending SARS. Photos: @jalil_samed / Twitter
Source: Instagram

See a video of the singer arriving at the police headquarters in Abuja below:

Speaking during the meeting, Davido said that he did not want a closed-door meeting because people had the impression that he came for a closed-door meeting.

The PRO then responded by asking how he could come for a closed-door meeting when he was out there protesting. The singer quickly cut in and said that he did not protest. He also agreed with the police that he however identified with the protesters because they were his fans. Davido said that he was there to calm them down.

See the video below:

The singer's statement led to him having a spot on Twitter trends as people had a series of interesting reactions to it. While many people bashed the singer, others praised him for making a move and said that his answer was only diplomatic. Read some comments below:

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After the meeting with the police, Davido explained that he was given permission to set up an independent panel to evaluate SARS men. A number of people also had things to say about this.

While many people commended him, others felt that it did not sound feasible for the singer to establish such a panel. Read some reactions below:

In other news, Legit.ng reported that Nigerian music star, DJ Cuppy, opened up on why she was yet to join the End SARS protests even though she quickly flew into the country because of it.

The entertainer in a post shared on her verified Twitter page disclosed that she has been mandated to self-isolate for seven days or face prosecution in accordance with the COVID-19 laws.

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