The EndSARS campaign in Nigeria has gained a lot of attention from the world, and this has forced the IGP Mohammed Adamu to announce the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force.
SARS is the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit under the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Nigerian Police Force.
With the protest sending shivers down the spines of those in power, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday, October 11, announced the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force.
The announcement came after three days of online and offline protests against the brutality and extra-judicial killings by SARS operatives nationwide.
With the recent developments we have decided to make a list of some international stars that have supported the campaign.
1. Lil Baby
American rapper Lil Baby joined in the cry to the federal government to put an end SARS.
2. Mesut Ozil
Arsenal and Germany midfielder, Mesut Ozil won the hearts of many Nigerians when he took to twitter to add his voice against police brutality in Nigeria even as he called on more people to join in the campaign.
3. Trey Songz
American rapper Trey Songz has also added his voice to that of Nigerians begging the government to end police impunity. He even pleaded with his fans worldwide to join the #endsars campaign.
4. Marcus Rashford
Man United star Marcus Rashford sent his prayers to Nigerians in the wake of the protest against SARS and police brutality even as he campaigned to EndSARS.
5. Chance The Rapper
Award-winning American rapper Chance The Rapper and activist has also spoken out in support of Nigerians for the federal government to end SARS.
6. Stefflon Don
Nigerian singer Burna Boy’s girlfriend, Stellon Don, has not only spoken up on the need to end police brutality, but she also spoke to defend her boyfriend’s silence on the raging issue of police brutality in Nigeria.
7. John Boyega
The British-Nigerian actor condemned police brutality in the country via posts shared on his Twitter page. He was also part of the EndSARS protest by Nigerians in the UK.