Roads in main cities throughout the nation have been blocked and cities introduced near a standstill as protesters enter day eight of demonstrations throughout greater than 100 cities throughout the nation.
Solidarity protests have additionally occurred in London, Washington, Toronto and different international locations around the globe.
Some are calling for the Inspector Common of Police to resign and people protesting say their calls for haven’t been met.
As protests proceed, here is how individuals within the nation are coordinating to make the motion work effectively and how one can assist.
Volunteer your time and abilities
To this point, emergency medical groups, professional bono legal professionals, and psychological well being help have been supplied on floor to assist protesters as wanted.
Companies within the catering sector and personal people have supplied full meals, snacks and water to maintain protesters in any respect factors within the nation sustained as they name on the federal government to reform the police and finish SARS. Personal people have additionally donated water and meals parcels to the protest websites.
Keep knowledgeable and converse out
Via the unique #EndSARS hashtag, Nigerians on social media have been in a position to name the eye of the world to what’s going on within the West African nation.
Many hashtag variations of the identical message to finish police brutality, have trended day by day for the previous one week, due to the individuals pushing the message nonstop on-line.
And to maintain these on-line protests alive, free web information is being supplied to maintain on-line protesters related.
Crowdfunding choices have been set as much as present meals, well being and authorized companies, safety and different help to protesters.
Via the crowdfunding help, legal professionals have been dispatched to launch protesters detained by police, medical payments of these damage have been coated, meals in addition to different objects of comfort have been supplied to protesters. Personal safety has additionally been organized for protesters across the nation following spate of assaults by the police and armed youth brandishing machetes and sticks.