End SARS: Actress Toyin Abraham shares how policemen made her friend disable (photo)

End SARS: Actress Toyin Abraham shares how policemen made her friend disable (photo)

- Top Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, recently shed more light on why she joined the nationwide End SARS protest

- The film star shared the story of her childhood friend who was confined to a wheelchair for life after being hit by a bullet from a policeman

- The actress shared a photo of the friend and revealed that she got permission to post the photo

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Veteran Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, recently took to her social media page to give more contexts to her reason behind supporting the nationwide End SARS protest.

The thespian decided to share the story of someone close to her who was affected by police brutality. According to her, a family friend of hers was hit by a stray bullet from police in 1996.

Toyin said that the friend identified as Nike Adekanle was confined to a wheelchair for the rest of her life after a policeman’s stray bullet hit her in Apata, Ibadan.

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End SARS: Actress Toyin Abraham shares how policemen made her friend disabled (photo)

Actress Toyin Abraham shares story of her friend affected by police brutality. Photos: @toyin_abraham / IG.
Source: Instagram

The actress said the young lady was at the hospital for about a year and that there was no visit, offer to foot the bills or show of remorse from the police.

The film star also shared a photo of her friend on the wheelchair.

In her caption she wrote:

“This is my family friend Adenike @nikeadekanle .. She wasn't born like this, it was a stray bullet from the Nigeria police on the 23rd of July 1996 around 3pm in Apata Ibadan and she was in the hospital for over a year. Not even a call or check up or Bill payment by the police.
{P.s- I had to get her permission to do this }
#endpolicebrutality.”

See her post below:

In other related news, Legit.ng recently reported that top singer, Tiwa Savage, called on her American colleague, Beyonce, to lend her voice to the End SARS protest.

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The singer recalled how Beyonce's team reached out to Nigerian creatives for her Black Is King project and how her voice was needed now.

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