Crime

EndSARS Group Have Raised Over ₦75 Million In One Week…And Counting

  • Feminist Coalition protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings by men of SARS
  • Hundreds of thousands of donors have gifted the EndSARS with over 77 million nairas and counting.
  • fighting injustice through peaceful protests, fundraising, and social media organisation

The EndSARS protesters have received over N77m cash donations in favour of the ongoing protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force, PUNCH NEWS reports.

Here’s what one of the leading supporters of the #EndSARS campaign said;

“Over the past week, there has been a peaceful uprising by the Nigerian youth, demanding for the disbandment of the notorious SARS unit, and the end to police brutality and an unjust judicial system.

“Like everyone else, we decided to play our part and help fight the injustice through fundraising in order to sustain the peaceful protests and ensure the safety of Nigerians exercising their civic rights – by providing food, water and other refreshments, masks, medical aid, and legal aid for protesters.

Money raised for #EndSARS campaign

“We have raised a total sum of: NGN 62,643,663.05; USD 11,474.34 (N4.3m), CAD 5,595.89 (N1.6m), GBP 5,733.49 (N2.8m), EUR 875.42 (N390,225), GHS 1,256.70 (N81,823), KES 53,016.60 (183,656) and BTC 1.28827988 (N5.5m). “With these funds, we have supported 100 peaceful protests in 25 states, paid NGN 759,080 in medical bills for injured protesters, donated NGN 400,000 to the families of victims murdered by police officers while protesting peacefully, paid NGN 500,000 in legal aid and spent N 11,367,500 on supplies including food, water, mask among other things for the peaceful protesters.”

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