Sowore: People making billions from #EndSars campaign


Activist, Omoyele Sowore, claimed that some individuals made billions of naira from the negotiations to put an end to the nationwide #EndSARS protests.

Sowore, who is the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, said this in a tweet on Wednesday while reacting to reports that business leaders and some social media influencers had entered into negotiations.

He tweeted, “I will not be part of any negotiations regarding #ENDSARS, many have entered into these negotiations and come out of the other side becoming billionaires, to them it is a game!

“The only negotiation I will ever engage in is that of the surrender of our oppressors! #RevolutionNow.”

Activist, Aisha Yesufu, had on Tuesday admitted that some business leaders, including the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, held a Zoom meeting with some youth influencers, asking them to put an end to the protests.

She, however, said she told the CBN governor to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to meet the demands of the protesters instead.

According to reports from sundry sources, media entrepreneur, Debola Williams, prevailed on the youth leaders to end the protests. But he strongly drnied the allegation.

However, on Wednesday, the Convener of the #EndSARS movement, Segun Awosanya aka Segalink, complained that the protests had been hijacked.

Thousands of youths across the country have, in the last one week, been protesting against the harassment and extra-judicial killings perpetrated mainly by the now dissolved  Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the police.

The police authorities had on Wednesday set up  a Special Weapons and Tactics unit (SWAT) to fill the gap pending the perfection if some administrative steps, including audit and rehabilitation of members of the defunct SARS who passed the integrity test.

Uimpressed by the action, the protests have continued  countrywide, spawning more reforms demand.

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