Atiku Abubakar joins Nigerians in #EndSARS campaign on Twitter


Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has joined other Nigerians in the  #EndSARS campaign on Twitter.

The #EndSARS campaign  was set up to stop atrocities committed by the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad and call for its scrapping.

The marching police officers

Atiku Abubakar on his Twitter handle @atiku said the arbitrary harassment of young Nigerians by Police (who should be protecting them) has no place in a democratic society.

The #EndSARS campaign as at 2pm was number one on Twitter. And it was immediately followed by over 400,000 tweets on the Police themselves.

In posts after posts, Nigerians recounted horrible, harrowing encounters with SARS, the dreaded squad of the police, set up to fight banditry. Often, the men went off course to torment innocent Nigerians.

Here are some 10 tweets detailing one horrible thing said about SARS by the campaigners:


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