#EndSARS: Rihanna Reacts Bitterly To Killings Of Protesters, Says Her Heart Is Broken

The #EndSARS protest going on in the country has attracted the voices of many celebrities,among them is the Barbadian singer,Robyn Rihanna,she has melted down in years tears over the Lekki Toll Gate Massacre of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by the Nigerian army, she refers to the act as a betrayal to the citizens.
Reacting to Lekki Toll Gate shooting in a tweet via her official Twitter handle, Rihanna wrote;
“I can’t bear to see this torture and brutalization that is continuing to affect nations across our planet.
“It is such a betrayal to the citizens, the very people put in place to protect are the ones we are most afraid of being murdered by. My heart is broken for Nigeria. It is unbearable to watch.”
She however, went on to applaud the courageous #EbdSARS protesters who despite all odds still stood their grounds.

“I’m so proud of your strength and for not letting up on the fight for what is right. #EndSARS,” she added.

Her comments come hours after soldiers reportedly opened fire on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate Area of Lagos State.
According to an eyewitness, the incident started at about 7:00 pm when the curfew announced by Lagos state was scheduled for 9.00 pm.
The eyewitness said they were protesting peacefully when the armed security operatives came and opened fire at them.

“We were protesting peacefully after comedian AY addressed us. There was nothing, we were still protesting peacefully. Then immediately, the street lights went off they started shooting at us. We were able to recognise them, they were putting on uniform, they were military men, soldiers.”

 

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