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JUST IN: Okonjo Iweala Endorses #Endsars

As the wind of #Endsars continue to sweep the country to an unimaginable angle, many prominent voices have thrown their support behind the youths of Nigeria who have been protesting the brutality of Nigerian police force over a week.

Recall that, the infamous SARS unit of the Nigerian police force was accused of rape, extortion, intimidation and extra judicial execution of innocent civilians. Moreover, the Inspector General of police have disbanded the unit and ordered investigation into the some of the allegations leveled against the officers.

However, the former Minister of finance in Nigeria, Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has applauded Nigerian youths for standing up for justice.

 

In a statement on her Facebook page, the former Minister said, “I applaud the resourcefulness and courage of Nigerian youth in the #EndSARS. Powerful to let your voices be heard peacefully. Let’s join hands for a positive outcome through a One Nigeria approach.”

Despite, the disbandment of the notorious SARS unit, Nigerian youths have vowed not to back down until their demands are met.

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