Yvonne Orji, Uzo Aduba, Jidenna, Cynthia Erivo, Jackie Aina, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, and a host of other celebrities who are influential outside Nigeria also joined to call for an end to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).
Yvonne Orji is an award-winning comedian/actress in America who recently released a documentary with HBO tracing her Nigerian roots.
Uzo Aduba, who starred in Orange is the New Black, has won multiple awards and Cynthia Erivo is an English actress, singer and songwriter.
Erivo is the recipient of several accolades, including an Emmy Award, a Tony Award and a Grammy Award, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards.
Jidenna is a Nigerian-American singer while Jackie Aina is a Nigerian-American YouTube star.
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We are united and stand in solidarity as ONE NIGERIA. This is a chance to redefine our future and we join the call for the Nigerian government to act now to create a country that we all can be proud of. ???????? #sorosoke #endsars #endpolicebrutality #sarsmustend #endSWAT Shout out to my fellow brethren for rising up and taking a stand together: @jidenna @realomosexy @jackieaina @cynthiaerivo @uzoaduba @djspinall @runtown @mannywellz @luvvie @tobenwigwe @ugomozie @heysharonc @opalayo ???????? Written and produced by: @opalayo & @heysharonc Edited by @iamthe_eagle For more info and resources, visit: diasporarising.org