Singer Beyonce is sharing a message of support amid the #EndSARS protest in Nigeria.
Renowned American singer Beyonce has joined millions of Nigerians and International celebrities calling for the end of police brutality in Nigeria.
In a statement released via her Instagram page on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the award-winning music star said she is “heartbroken to see the senseless brutality taking place in Nigeria.”
The multiple Grammy Award winner opened up on the ways she is supporting the movement, noting that she has been working with some youth organizations to support those protesting.
Her statement reads:
“I am heartbroken to see the senseless brutality taking place in Nigeria. There has to be an end to SARS.
“We have been working on partnerships with youth organizations to support those protesting for change. We are collaborating with coalitions to provide emergency healthcare, food, and shelter.
“To our Nigerian sisters and brothers, we stand with you.”
Beyonce reaction is coming days after Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage, who worked with the Brown Skin Girl crooner on her visual album ‘Black Is King’, had called on the star and her team to use their voices and platforms to raise awareness about the situation in the country.
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Nigerian Singer Tiwa savage is using her platform to call on Beyonce and her whole team to support the end sars movement. She said they reach out to a lot of people during the making of the Lion king album, from Producer to directors for their help and support and now is a great time for them to reciprocate the favour. . . . #TiwaSavage #Beyonce #TiwaSavageCallsonBeyonce #endsars #Nigeriapolicebrutality #Lagos #Abuja #Naija #Tiwsavagecallsonbeyonce #Africanglitz #Africanglitznews
It also comes on the same day #EndSARS Protest at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos turned violent as armed military personnel stormed demonstration grounds in the middle of the night and fired live ammunitions at protesters.
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