Within the 11 days for the reason that protest commenced, prime Nigerian entertainers have made main strikes in making certain that their voices are in solidarity not simply with the protesters however in opposition to the techniques needing reform.
In no specific order, here’s a record of Nollywood stars actively protesting:
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji [Instagram/genevievennaji]
The revered filmmaker has been very vocal about her stand on the protests since its inception days in the past.
To date, she has remained energetic on Twitter with tweets reiterating the calls for of the individuals. As well as, the actress wrote an open letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari.
2. Toyin Abraham
Toyin Abraham [ Instagram/toyin_abraham]
After her day-long episode with aggrieved Twitter customers, the actress took to the streets of Ibadan, the place she is presently filming, to talk up in opposition to police brutality. But it surely does not finish on the streets for Abraham.
The actress has been actively sharing airtime to on-line protesters. Not too long ago, she engaged NIDCOM chairman, Abike Dabiri through Twitter on Nigerians in Cairo who had been arrested for protesting.
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three. Ken Erics
Ken Erics on the Enugu protest [Instagram/kenerics]
Amid the actor’s offline and on-line protests, he has been very vocal about his private expertise with officers of now defunct Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) as a youth corps member.
The actor shared on Fb how he was arrested and detained for one week and the way the trauma practically ruined his life.
four. Omoni Oboli, Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha
It has been the entire 9 yards for the colleagues turned shut pals. For the reason that protests started, the actresses have taken to sensitizing market ladies, protesting at fashionable spots and offering self-funded refreshments for protesters.
5. Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw [Instagram/K8henshaw]
From becoming a member of different protesters at main protest level, Henshaw has additionally lent her assets to supporting the web protest with tweets, retweets and free airtime for customers.
6. Funke Akindele-Bello
Whereas the filmmaker has been fairly vocal particularly on Twitter, she has additionally taken the additional step to offer on-line protesters with airtime.
7. Richard Mofe-Damijo
The veteran actor is presently flooding his Instagram account with helpful info on the SARS protests.