Diamond Leads Tanzanian Artists in Condemning Police Brutality in Nigeria #EndSARS
22 October 2020
[Photo Credit:Diamond Instagram]
By Branice Nafula
Over the past three weeks, Nigeria has been making headlines as citizens protest police brutality in the country.
The protests that started peacefully have since been marred by excessive use of force by the police leaving hundreds injured and others dead.
Nigerians led by several top artists and activists have been condemning the brutality using #EndSars.
The word has joined the movement with citizens from all over the world urging Nigerian government to bring to an end the brutality being witnesses in the country.
In Tanzania, celebrated musician Diamond Platnumz has led other artistes in condemning the violence and brutality against innocent civilians in Nigeria.
This article reviews #EndSARS messages from top Tanzanian artists:
Diamond: It's very sad to see our Nigerian brothers and sisters going through such a difficult period of time...... What is happening in Nigeria is inhumane....My heart is breaking over the brutality that are happening, I can't imagine the trauma of an entire generation.....It's the right time for the @UnitedNations to help, but also together we should pray for our Nigerian Brothers and Sisters so that the situation will improve....... #Endsars #PrayForNigeria.
Hamisa Mobetto: My Heart Hurts, Dear Baba God Praying for you my Loves #Nigeria
Zuchu: Nigeria you are in my prayers, please be safe, may God protect your country.
Harmonize shared a candle with the country’s flag to show solidarity with Nigeria’s fight for justice.
Nandy also shared a candle with the country’s flag bearing a message saying pray for Nigeria.
Rayvanny: #EndSars!!!! Pray For Nigeria
Jux: Our prayers are with you Nigeria #endsars