- American Rapper Kanye West has pledged his support to protesting Nigerians demanding to end the SARS unit of the police force
- The Grammy Award winner shared his thoughts via social media
- Kanye also mentioned that the government must answer to the people’s cries
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Award-winning American rapper Kanye West has taken to social media to show solidarity and support to Nigerian protesters who are calling on the government to end the SARS unit of the police force.
He continued by saying that the government must listen to the cries of the people and end police brutality.
Here’s what he had to say:
"I stand with my Nigerian Brothers and Sisters to end police brutality, the government must answer to the peoples cries #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeria."
See the tweet below:
Kanye West is not the only international celebrity who has shown support for the movement in Nigeria, a couple of celebrities have been vocal about it on social media as well and have also called for change.
Legit.ng earlier reported that some international celebrities also lent their voices to the cries and protests to end SARS.
Nigerian celebrities were joined by their foreign counterparts in the attempt to make the federal government end a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
There have been cries and arrays of peaceful protests across Nigeria for the federal government to put an end to the existence of SARS and police brutality.
Some of the international celebrities include Estelle, Chance the Rapper and Trey songs. Here's what Trey Songs had to say:
"Police brutality here in America is often an abuse of power driven by race. To be brutalized, extorted and murdered by your own people is unimaginable. Prayers up and I am researching ways I can help. #EndSARS."
Meanwhile, celebrity entertainer DJ Cuppy Otedola has taken to social media to give fans an explanation about why she has remained absent from End SARS protest even after her arrival from Dubai to Lagos, Nigeria.
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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