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End SARS Protest: Nigerian Youths Task Super Eagles, Blasts Toyin Abraham On SARS Brutality

End SARS Protest: Nigerian Youths Task Super Eagles, Blasts Toyin Abraham On SARS Brutality
The End SARS protest which kicked off today made waves in some cities today after so much trending on social media about a few days back. While expressing their grievances, the Super Eagles players have been tasked by the Youths to participate in the ongoing protest either by boycotting the game or taking a kneel to show their solidarity towards the movement. Super Eagles will be facing Algeria in a friendly match at about 7:30pm on Friday 9 October 2020.

Meanwhile, following the recent attitude put up by the Yoruba artist, Toyin Abraham towards the ongoing protest, some of her fans have blasted her over what they called misplaced priority. Toyin had through her twitter handle made a comment regarding her new movie, Alakada by promoting it while the protest on End SARS is active. But Toyin responded by apologizing to the fans for her insensitivity and ill behavior. "I apologize to everyone who may have viewed my post, promoting my new film, Fate of Alakada, as insensitive and inconsiderate. Truly, the campaign against police brutality is a crucial one, requiring all hands, including mine, on deck."

The actress also defended herself by arguing that she had earlier participated in this before fixing her movie promotion today.

"Kindly forgive me but it is important I mention that long before today I have been active in the #endsars campaign. I have never failed to lend my voice to the fight for a better life for our youths in particular, and Nigerians in general. 

"It is easy to blame this error on my social media handler but I gladly bear the brunt for it. I allowed the excitement of promoting my movie to override my responsibility to you, but now I stand corrected and stand with you to speak out against this menace" she said.

The End SARS protest took place in some states and cities in Nigeria like Abuja, Lagos, Abia, Ibadan. While states like Imo, Bayelsa scheduled theirs to be 12th October. All Youths are therefore urged to join in the protest or at least use their social media handle for those who are unable to participate in person. 

In a similar event, the Super Eagles Officials have denied the rumour that some players contacted COVID 19 and therefore will be missing in friendly games subsequently. 

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