20th October, 2021
Nollywood stars, including Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham, Iyabo Ojo and Uche Jombo have marked #EndSARS protest anniversary.
On 20 October, 2020, soldiers opened fire on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate, with unconfirmed number of people reported dead.
Today is the first year of the incident and several Nollywood stars celebrated the first anniversary on social media.
On his Instagram page, Akindele simply wrote: “We will not forget 20.10.20 Lekki Massacre.”
Toyin Abraham simply wrote “20.10.20” with a drop of blood symbol.
Iyabo Ojo wrote: “Silence is not an option. #Sorosoke generation.”
Uche Jombo chipped in: “October 20th is our #endsars. We will not forget you.”
According to actor Yul Edochie, “We must never forget. 20/10/2020. #endsars protest. The deaths of our heroes must not be in vain. We must remain committed to building a new Nigeria that works for all.”