South Africans back Nigerians to #ENDSARS protest

By Chifundo Nedi

PRETORIA-(MaraviPost)-As thousands of people in Nigeria continue to protest over violence and social injustice  by police unit called SARS( #ENDSARS), Nigerian nationals based in South Africa on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 also demonstrated against the shooting of peaceful demonstrators in Nigeria.

The demonstrators marched to Abuja embassy in Pretoria while carrying banners reading “End police brutality”.

It also said another group of about 400 people demonstrated in Cape Town and vowed to continue picketing until they see a change in Nigeria.

In his view,Well-known South African rap star AKA voicedunity with the people of Nigeria, it further reported.

“How can a government have no regard for the life of its citizen’s people shoot to kill their own countrymen and women? This is insane, we are living in an insane time in human history.” He said.

However, South African opposition party, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has asked the Nigerian government to control its army and security services.

BBC News, Amnesty international have confirmed that at least 12 peaceful demonstrators were killed on 20 October in Lagos.

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari addressed the public that he will ensure that all those responsible for misconduct or wrongful acts are brought to justice.

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