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Beyonce & Nicki Minaj React To Attack On #EndSars Protesters

Beyonce Says She Has Partnered With Organizations To Provide Food, Shelter & Healthcare For Protesters

Over the weekend, Nigerian singer and songwriter Tiwa Savage, took to Instagram to urge Beyonce not to ignore what’s happening in Nigeria. She made a public plea to Beyoncé to use her platform to raise awareness on the ongoing chaos in Nigeria.

“I want to use my platform right now to call Beyoncé and the whole team that reached out to a lot of Nigerians. Nigerian artists, Nigerian producers, Nigerian video directors, dancers, creatives.”

I’m calling on Beyoncé and her team, the same way they used their platform… to elevate and to show the world that Black is King and how beautiful Afrobeat and Africa our culture is,” The singer added.

However, following last night’s incident where soldiers reportedly opened gun fire on protesters, Beyonce has finally lend her voice. She took to Instagram to share that she’s heartbroken about the news.

“I am heartbroken to see the senseless brutality taking place in Nigeria,” Beyoncé wrote in a message posted to her Instagram account. On Tuesday (October 20), numerous reports surfaced that protesters in Nigeria were being openly shot in the streets by police. Videos also surfaced showing people begging for mercy and help.

“We have been working on partnerships with youth organizations to support those protesting for change,” Bey continued. “We are collaborating with coalitions to provide emergency healthcare, food and shelter. To our Nigerian sisters and brothers, we stand with you.”

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“Standing with & praying for the brave young people of Nigeria who are on the front lines of this senseless violence. Your voice is being heard. 🇳🇬 #EndSARS,” she wrote.

Standing with & praying for the brave young people of Nigeria who are on the front lines of this senseless violence. Your voice is being heard. 🇳🇬 #EndSARS

Nicki Minaj also reacted to the killing of protesters. “Standing with & praying for the brave young people of Nigeria who are on the front lines of this senseless violence. Your voice is being heard,” she tweeted.

 

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