A number of award-winning American singer, Rihanna, has taken to her verified Twitter account to lend her voice to the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest.
The singer merely wrote on her Twitter account, “Peaceable protest is a human proper!! #EndSARS.”
This was in response to a tweet by the verified Amnesty Worldwide Nigeria Twitter account, which said, “Amnesty Worldwide was knowledgeable that a number of protesters have been arrested and have been detained. A number of sources, together with video proof, inform harrowing tales of widespread use of torture and different ill-treatment in opposition to detainees. #EndSARS #LekkiTollGateProtest.”
Rihanna additionally confirmed solidarity to the protest by retweeting one other submit by Amnesty Worldwide Nigeria, which learn, “Nigerian authorities should: #EndSARS — Instantly finish the violent police crackdown in opposition to peaceable protesters; — Instantly launch all of the individuals arrested solely for exercising their rights to peaceable protest. #Lekkitollgate.”