Naira Marley Cancels Planned #EndSarsBrutality Protest
The Nigerian singer and songwriter, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, also known as Naira Marley has halted his planned #EndSarsBrutality protest in Lagos.
This is coming barely an hour after the official Twitter handle of the Nigeria Police Force announced that it’s Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba will be having an Instagram live chat with the music star.
“Today, Tuesday 6th October 2020, by 11 am, the Force PRO- DCP Frank Mba will be having a live Instagram chat with Naira Marley to answer questions and discuss the concerns of young Nigerians on the issues of SARS operations and other burning issues. Please stay tuned.”
The Leadership of the NPF will work with the Ministry of Youth and other stakeholders, including Youth leaders, youth entrepreneurs, CSOs and others in formulating and implementing consensual reforms.
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) October 6, 2020
As a result of this Naira Marley has called off the protest.
In a tweet shared via his Twitter page on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, the rapper said he is putting a halt to the planned protest for a week.
“We won’t be protesting anymore because there’s a lot of changes being made right now. As a Marlian we will give them a week to see the changes and if there are no changes we will start a mass protest. #togetherwecan,” he tweeted.
We won’t be protesting anymore because there’s a lot of changes being made right now. As a Marlian we will give them a week to see the changes and if there’s no changes we will start a mass protest. #togetherwecan https://t.co/RNBXZ0IOfw
— nairamarley (@officialnairam1) October 6, 2020