Singer Oxlade injured, manager arrested during #EndSARS protest in Surulere, Lagos (VIDEOS)


Nigerian singer, Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman, better known as Oxlade, sustained injuries while participating in the #EndSARS protest in Surulere area of Lagos.

The singer was among several other protesters who hit the streets of Surulere on Monday to demand an end to police brutality in the country.

The protest, which started on a peaceful note, turned violent with demonstrators and security operatives engaging themselves in a heated exchange.

It was gathered that the singer was injured in the ensuing melee.

In several videos making the rounds on the social media, Oxlade was seen being assisted from the scene of the protest by other #EndSARS protesters.
Ojah B, the singer’s manager, was also allegedly brutalised and consequently arrested during the protest.
At least two protesters were reportedly killed during the Surulere protest on Monday.

The Lagos police command had earlier also claimed that protesters shot three of its officials.

The development is coming a day after Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police (IGP), announced the disbandment of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) following nationwide outrage.


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