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Australian High Commissioner, Claire Ireland Apologizes After Being Called Out For Speaking Against The #EndSARS Protest

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After taking to Twitter earlier to encourage the public to desist from the ongoing #EndSARS protests, Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Claire Ireland has rendered an apology for her earlier comment.  

In her first tweet regarding the protests, she encouraged people to avoid the protests and stick to the advice of local authorities.

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She wrote;

REVISED MSG: There are ongoing protests in Abuja, Lagos and other locations in Nigeria. Avoid these protests and follow the advice of local authorities

This did not go down well with the concerned citizens as they stormed social media to call her out. Reacting to this, she apologized and emphasized that she didn’t mean to imply that the protests were violent, adding that the people’s right to peacefully protest is respected.

She  tweeted;

I would like to apologise for earlier message. We did not mean to imply the protests were violent in general. We respect people’s right to peacefully protest.

See a screenshot of her post below:

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Reno Omokri Urges #EndSARS Protesters To Have Uniform, Scarf etc. In Order To Identify Themselves

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It is getting increasingly easy for imposters to infiltrate protest groups and cause a commotion.

Hence, it is not surprising that former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has urged protestors to have some form of identification.

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Reno took to Twitter to urge #EndSARS protestors to use a uniform or scarf etc to try to identify each other. He believes this will foil any effort from opposers of the movement to create havoc.

Here is a screenshot of his tweet;

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Toke Manikwa Urges Protesters To Keep On Fighting Until There Is Change

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Media personality Toke Makinwa has advised Nigerians to keep up the fight against the SARS operations in the country.

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According to her, they have fought enough to only give up when the situation has gotten a lot of recognition across the globe.

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She added that protesters must keep fighting until their voices are heard and there is a change.

See her post below;

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#ENDSARS: Nigerians are so used to suffering now that they think it’s normal – Simi Says

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Female Nigerian artist, Simi has said the people of Nigeria are not even aware they are living in a hell on earth.

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According to her, we have got to a point that the suffering has been so normalized and institutionalized and no one even realizes he is suffering any longer. She said you have to pay your way through before you can get anything done in Nigeria.

“Nigerians are so used to suffering now that they think it’s normal. If you don’t have money to “give someone” to get what you actually deserve, there’s almost no chance for progress. Bribe is not even bribe, it’s just survival.” she said.

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Check the tweet below:

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