- Runtown and Falz begin
#ENDSARS peaceful protest in Lagos
As scheduled, Nigerian top music acts, Runtown and Falz have begun their protest against the infamous division of the Nigerian police force, SARS.
The two singers, alongside other Nigerians and popular influencers convened at the Lekki toll gate, with banners having inscriptions that speaks against SARS officials.
As at the time of filing this report, the two singers alongside other Nigerians have begun marching the streets of Lagos chanting their demand to #EndSARS.
They will be matching to the office of the Assistant inspector general of Police to tender a petition on the disbandment of the unit division.
This comes after the inspector general of Police announced the ban of SARS’ operations on Sunday. More details as it unfolds.
Recall days ago Douglas Agu better referred to as Runtown promised to lead a protest to end Sars in Nigeria.
With the continued outrage on Twitter over Sars brutality and further judicial killings, Runtown has spoken against the issue and also promised to lead a protest.
In his tweets, Runtown announced that on October 8, he would lead the end Sars protest and it would start from Lekki Phase 1, Toll Gate at 10AM prompt. He has also called on interested parties to turn up for the planned protest.
Aside Runtown, different Nigerian musicians and celebrities are speaking up against Sars, urging the government to end the police unit.
Popular Nigerian rapper, Falz revealed that he would be joining fellow singer Runtown on the #EndSARS protest set to hold in Lagos on Thursday October 8th,being today.
According to the singer, he’s not backing down on the protest but ready to take the forefront alongside Runtown to place an end to police brutality within the country.
He further stated that Nigerians have put up with this menace for too long, and it’s time to speak up to prevent further damages.
Taking to Twitter he wrote,
” will be at the peaceful #EndSARS protest taking place on Thursday Oct 8 by 10AM. We take off from Lekki Phase 1 toll gate! cc @iRuntown We MUST be heard!!! Thursday is Thursday #ENDSARS”
“No going back, no backing down. we have put up with this menace for too long. Young innocent lives are being cut short too often. so much harassment, so much extortion. It’s time to #ENDSARS for good.”