10 international celebs who have cried with Nigeria over #EndSARS and Lekki shooting

10 international celebs who have cried with Nigeria over #EndSARS and Lekki shooting

- Following weeks of protests in Nigeria, many world-renowned celebs have reacted to it

- Among the many celebs who have reacted to the issue at hand include Beyonce, Mario Balotelli and Hilary Clinton

- #EndSARS protests turned bloody on October 20, 2020, when it was alleged that military personnel opened fire on unarmed protestors

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Many global stars around the world have waded into happenings in Nigeria after #EndSARS protests in Nigeria turned bloody and led to loss of life and destruction of properties.

Following an unfortunate incident which took place at Lekki Toll Gate in Nigeria, #EndSARS protestors were shot at and reports have it that some lost their lives.

Videos of the incident that went viral on social media sparked worldwide outrage with many people calling on African and world leaders to act on the issue.

Many Nigerians who were posting videos and photos of the atrocities tagged major world media outlets to cover the issue on their platforms.

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YEN.com.gh has put together a number of popular personalities who waded into the Nigerian unrest situation.

1. Hilary Clinton

2. Beyonce

3. Nicki Minaj

4. Jonathan Mcreynolds

5. Rihanna

6. Naomi Campbell

7. Idris Elba

8. Nadia Mukami

9. PJ Morton

10. Idion Ighalo

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has finally spoken about the widespread tensions and atrocities in Nigeria in relation to #EndSARS protests in the West African state.

Akufo-Addo took to Twitter to issue a statement about the happenings in Nigeria and added that he had spoken to the Nigerian leader.

The leader of Ghana added that he did not ascribe to violence and he was of the conviction that it was not the solution to the current problem.

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One of his tweets read: "I join all well-meaning persons in calling for calm, and the use of dialogue in resolving the #EndSARS impasse in Nigeria. I have spoken with President Buhari, who is committed to this end, and has begun the processes that will lead to reform."

Following the above tweet, President Akufo Addo made another tweet which read:

"Violence, be it on the part of the Police or protesters, cannot be the solution. To the families who have lost their loved ones, I express my sincere condolences, and I wish the injured a speedy recovery. #EndsSARS"

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