Dec 4 2017
Nigerian celebrities have joined the #EndSARS protest on Twitter which started on the weekend.
On Saturday, December 2, 2017, Nigerians took to Twitter to speak on the activities of SARS operatives. Celebrities have spoken about their own experiences as others are calling on the government to clip the wings of these officers.
We bring to you 10 celebrities who have come out to speak against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
Olamide took to his Twitter page on Sunday, December 11, 2017, where he tweeted about how any man given a gun should be mentally balanced and well oriented.
“#EndSarsBrutality plenty suffer man de face. Guide and protect the people not make life miserable for them due to the pressure that comes with your work or what you going through at home. A man with gun should be mentally balance and well oriented,” he tweeted.
The rapper who also tweeted concerning the SARS brutality wants everyone to know that the police is not our friend.
“The entire police force needs some serious revamp. SARS are particular notorious for brutal attacks on innocent youth. The police is not our friend #EndSARS,” he tweeted.
YCEE is even angrier that the government hasn’t even come out to say anything concerning the brutality of SARS on innocent Nigerians especially the young ones. In his tweet, he didn’t fail to echo the views of other Nigerians.
“Not one person has come out to speak good of sars yet some people are talking about reform ♂ #EndSARS,” he wrote.
Ebuka while speaking against the menace SARS has become tweeted about his near-death experience he had in the hands of the officers back in 2005.
“Can never forget November 2005, driving in Abuja with @sommbonu and @IAMOfem. Stopped by a plain clothes officer with a gun, chased and actually being shot at for being “suspected armed robbers”. Ofem still has the bullet scars on his shoulder. #EndSARS,” he tweeted.
5. Lil Kesh
Lil Kesh also joined the teaming number of youths advocating for the total disbandment of SARS on his Twitter page where he also revealed his own personal experience with SARS.
“I have had my own share of the SARS menace. It is high time this harassment stopped. Our voices must be heard. #EndSARS,” he tweeted.
6. Seyi Law
Seyi Law is of the opinion that SARS should either be reformed or scrapped.
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“I was glad, I could help, but what of the many that never got help and will never get. Let’s speak for them now. Reform SARS or scrap SARS. #ENDSARS. Join the conversation. Thanks,” he tweeted.
7. Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Gold like a number of celebrities also revealed that he has had a personal experience with men of SARS. You can read his story below;
“I have experienced the brutality from some power drunk #SARS police officials as well. Hoping the govt can act swiftly on this one,” he tweeted.
The OAP is of the opinion that SARS and the entire police force should be disbanded and new set officers should be raised.
“Not only end SARS, end the Police & raise New ones with a higher level of education & IQ. The lack in that area is alarming #EndSARS,” he tweeted.
9. DJ Spinall
DJ Spinall in his tweet talked about how men of SARS arrest young people for the most inconsequential reasons.
“Basically, #SARS & most policemen instantly assume you are a fraudster if you re pushing a good car. The treatment is usually worse if you got all boys in the car & hell comes down if ya’all wearing blings or shades. #ENDSARS,” he tweeted.
TJan is the latest to have shared his harrowing experience in the hands of SARS officers while travelling for an event with his team.
“Just yesterday on my way back from ilorin with my team . Luck wasn’t on our side because ? We met SARS operatives who asked for receipts to a car we hired from Lagos to ilorin. I was weak. They threatened to shoot my manager for arguing with them ♂ #ENDSARS,” he tweeted.
Apart from Nigerian celebrities, former VP Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the trend about the police unit.