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#EndSARS protest: Protesters hold candlelight procession for all victims of police brutality in Nigeria


Nigerian youths on Friday night took to the streets to hold a candle night vigil in honour of all those who have been killed by the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) in general.

Following the #EndSARS protest which has lasted for 10 days, the protesters gathered around various states across to country to mourn the death of friends, loved ones, and family members who met their cruel end at the hands of SARS officials.

The candlelight ceremony took place on Friday night, October 16, 2020, at various areas of the Lagos metropolis, Abuja, and in Port Harcourt.

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During the candlelight event, prayers were said for the victims, after which the demonstrators sang the National Anthem in respect of the country.

Those who could not join the event physically have taken to social media in solidarity with the protesters on the ground to honour fallen heroes.

Here are some tweets regarding the candlelight ceremony which is part of the #EndSARS protest aimed at not just seeing to the disbandment of SARS, but also bring justice for those who have suffered injustice at the hands of the police.

See some tweets below;