Lewis Hamilton Wears #EndSARS T-Shirt Protesting Against Police Brutality In Nigeria

October 26, 2020
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Six-time Formula One world champion, Lewis Hamilton has shown his support for the protest against the extrajudicial activities of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Nigeria.

Lewis Hamilton Wears #EndSARS T-Shirt Protesting Against Police Brutality In Nigeria 1

KanyiDaily reports that there had been an #EndSARS protest across the country against the SARS tactical unit of the Nigerian Police Force over its brutality, illegal arrest, extortion, extra-judicial killings, among others.

On Sunday, October 25, 2020, Lewis Hamilton was spotted wearing an #EndSARS t-shirt for a pre-race television interview at the Portuguese Grand Prix.

“I’ve got to show this,” Hamilton, Formula One’s only Black driver, told Sky Sports television as he revealed a green T-shirt with #EndSARS written on it at the end of the off-grid interview.

He posted about the same on his Twitter handle and wrote, “We all have a responsibility to educate ourselves and raise awareness of the tragedies happening in the world around us and take action where we can. The recent events in Nigeria are a human rights crisis”.

Meanwhile, Arsenal Football Club has lend their voice on the #EndSARS protest, saying they felt the pains of Nigerians and their thoughts are with the citizens.

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