Nigerian singer, Naira Marley has announced that the #EndSars protest scheduled to hold today Tuesday, October 6, has been cancelled.
This came after a statement was made by the Inspector General of Police, as he informed Nigerian youths that their voices and complaints on the issues of unprofessional conducts by some SARS operatives would been heared very loudly and clearly.
Naira took to Twitter to back out of the protest, as he said there will be an Instagram live session with PRO- DCP Frank Mba on his page.
“We won’t be protesting anymore because there’s a lot of changes being made right now. As a Marlian we will give them a week to see the changes and if there’s no changes we will start a mass protest” Naira tweeted in response to the IGP’s statement.
The statement reads;
“The Force is irrevocably committed to changing these narratives and undertaking far-reaching reforms to reposition SARS andother Tactical Squads for better service delivery.
The Orders and restrictions on the operations of SARS and others already issued by the IGP are just the initial steps out of the many reformsplanned for the Tactical Squads.
The Leadership of the NPF will work with the Ministry of Youth and other stakeholders, including Youth leaders, youth entrepreneurs, CSOs and others in formulating and implementing consensual reforms.
Today, Tuesday 6th October,2020, by 11am, the Force PRO- DCP Frank Mba will be having a live instagram chat with Naira Marley to answer questions and discuss the concerns of young Nigerians on the issues of SARS operations and other burning issues. Please stay tuned.”