The world experienced a shutdown on the social media as Nigerians out of their consciousness, undauntedly campaign to end police brutality in the country. Well, the sport quater was not left out.
As the yearnings of the West African youths to end the killings and brutalities of the a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)-a department of the Nigerian Police gets to heights, sports pundits, influencers and analysts came out enmasse in unity with Nigerians to put an halt to the ‘shady’ activities of the anti-robbery squad.
Evenly, some of the players in the Super Eagles were part of the campaign, the captain Ahmed Musa who accentuated not only the oppression by Nigerian Police, but made mention of the heinous act of the most dreaded herdsmen at the northern part of the country.
Also, Super Eagles right back, Shehu Abdulahi was not silent on the #ENDSARS campaign o Twitter, imploring the government of the day to come to the aid of the Nigerian youths about the wantonness of the SARS.
In tandem, Rangers FC defender, Leon Balogun described the bad act as ‘disturbing’ as he bemoaned. Napoli’s marksman, Victor Osimehn, Alex Iwobi, and John Ogu all joined the campaign.
Even as Asisat Oshoala, Perpetual Nwkocha, and Evleyn Akhator, Desire Oparanozie all pitched their tents under the umbrella of the #ENDSARS movement.
Some football pundits in Nigeria also raised the banner of the campaign, calling the federal government of Nigeria to shut off this criminal savagery of the police.
In the globe, some football players and influencers stood firmly with the country.
Arsenal legend, Ian Wright had his own quota in the campaign
Alex Goldberg was not also silence in the campaign for the cessations of the SARS.
A football influencer, Frank Khalid joined the world in solidarity with the Nigerian youths who really loves the London side, in blowing the trumpet against the discriminations by the police.
Manchester United newcomer, Alex Telles sent his support, ‘protesting against police brutality.