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Black Lives Matter, Ozil, other stars join End SARS campaign

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Black Lives Matter, the renowned United States based advocacy group, has joined the calls for End SARS.

The social movement advocates against police brutality and all racially motivated violence against black people.

BLM has tens of millions of supporters in America and across the globe.

“#BlackLivesMatter rises with the Nigerian people and protestors! #EndSars”, BLM tweeted.

Also, Arsenal player, Mesut Ozil has declared support for the campaigners.

“Horrible to hear what’s been going on in Nigeria. Let’s make this a trending topic everywhere #EndSARS.

“My thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected. #EndPoliceBrutality”, he tweeted to his 25 million followers.

Other international stars are using their social media accounts to raise awareness.

John Boyega, Trey Songz, Moneybagg Yo, Estelle, Chance The Rapper, Naomi Campbell, among others have tweeted in support for Nigerian protesters against SARS.

The Police unit (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) has over the years killed and assaulted unarmed citizens.