- Nigerians in Ghana have hit the streets in Accra in solidarity with #EndSars protesters
- A video has popped up showing the Nigerians in convoys at Kwame Nkrumah Circle
- The video comes after Nana Akufo-Addo released a statement on the #EndSars protest
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A good number of Nigerian citizens living in Ghana have hit the streets in protest over the #EndSars impasse going on in Nigeria.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the Nigerians are sighted in convoys of vehicles hooting and honking while holding their country's flags.
Many of the protesters are spotted sitting on the windows of the many vehicles shouting on top of their voices.
Their protest caused traffic congestion at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle (Interchange) in Accra on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
This angered a number of motorists and one guy is heard in the video complaining about what they were doing.
The protest in Accra was in reaction to reports that Nigerian soldiers had opened fire on protesters and killed some of them.
As it is has been widely reported, Nigeria has been in a tenuous situation, since October 8, 2020, when thousands pour onto the streets in protest of the activities of a police unit called SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad).
SARS had reportedly been terrorising the ordinary citizens, especially the youth, and even killing some.
Barely three days after the protest started, the Nigerian Police Force announced the disbandment of SARS but the protest still went on across some major cities of the countries.
Protesters were not satisfied with the disbandment and demanded prosecution for those who committed crimes under SARS.
The Nigerian government, in a bid to repress the protests which have been largely termed as peaceful, has resorted to the use of violence leading to the reported deaths of some protesters.
Following a reported attack on protesters by soldiers on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, in what has come to be known as the Lekki Tollgate Shooting, many voices have been raised for intervention from African leaders.
In a related development, President Nana Akufo-Addo has finally waded into the #EndSARS protests which have escalated into violence in Nigeria
He indicated that he had spoken to the Nigerian president and was expecting normalcy to return to the West African state
Akufo-Addo's statement comes after some Ghanaian female celebrities urged Akufo-Addo and other African leaders to speak on the EndSars crisis.
Nana Aba Anamoah, Yvonne Nelson, Lydia Forson, and Sandra Ankobiah are among the many stars who are waiting for action from President Akufo-Addo and other African leaders.
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Source: Yen Newspaper