As scheduled, Nigerian top music acts, Runtown and Falz haveheld their protest against the infamous division of the Nigerian Police Force, SARS.
The protest took place in the Lekki area of Lagos on Thursday.
During the protest, youths were seen carrying placards and chanting #EndSARS.
Inscriptions on some of the placards read, ‘Enough is Enough’ and ‘We are all victims’.
The two singers, alongside other Nigerians and popular influencers convened at the Lekki toll gate, with banners having inscriptions that speaks against SARS officials.
As at the time of filing this report, the two singers alongside other Nigerians have begun marching the streets of Lagos chanting their demand to #EndSARS.
Both Falz and Runtown counselled the protesters not to be violent as they engaged security operatives who attempted to disrupt the protest.
In an Instagram live chat before the protest, Falz, son of human rights activist, Femi Falana, said, “No backing down. We move. The police are already there, waiting for us but we are not here to cause trouble. It is a peaceful protest. Coming through.”
The protesters, who gathered at Lekki toll gate, are marching to Onikan and Appeal Court through the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.
The protesters are seeking the dissolution of the FSARS unit of the Nigeria Police Force.
They also complained about the rate of unemployment in the country.
While dispersing them, the policemen seized their placards and allegedly assaulted some of the protesters.
One of the protesters told The PUNCH, “They attacked us. They slapped me, they tore our clothes.”