Bishop TD Jakes, the senior pastor of The Potter’s House, Dallas, USA, has joined the scores of notable personalities who have spoken up about the #EndSARS protest which is currently taking place in several states in Nigeria and across the world.
The revered cleric, in a tweet, quoted Martin Luther King Jnr while stressing that “Nigerian Lives Matter.”
He wrote: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. #EndSARS.”
His support for the campaign comes at a time when many religious leaders are also speaking up for a better life for Nigerians and the need for the Nigerian government to initiate necessary reforms in its police force and governance.
Nigeria may be close to flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic as confirmed cases in the country keep dropping weekly, Tribune Online analysis shows.
In the finest spirit of democracy and response to the people’s yearnings, the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has today, 11th October, 2020, dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) where they hitherto existed.
Against the mounting agitation for the restructuring of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is not moved and vowed not to succumb to pressure.
A statement emanating from the office of presidential spokesman…
TD Jakes chides Nigerian government, backs #EndSARS Protest
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