American veteran music star and sister to late legendary Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson has joined other international celebrities to show support and back the #EndSARS protest in Nigeria.
In a statement released via her Instagram page on Thursday, October 22, the 22 times Grammys award winner said she is praying for Nigeria as it faces these turbulent times.
This comes as Nigerian youtha all over the world have in the past two weeks taken to the street to protest the unjust killing, brutality, and extortion by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a dreaded and controversial unit of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) that has been scrapped.
Janet Jackson wrote; “To the powerful people of Nigeria, especially the young, brave, future leaders who have stood fearlessly in the face of corruption and greed. I stand with you. For all those who refused to remain chained to another generation of suffering, I pray to God for your justice and liberation.”
“Enough is truly enough!!! Nigeria is a land of love, beauty, culture, and pride but those who have chosen to murder and brutalise have brought shame to this great nation. Your time is up. Nigeria, I pray for you and I love you so much #EndSars #LekkiMassacre #EndPoliceBrutality.”
Jackson joins other international celebrities like Beyonce who have reacted to the #EndSars protest in the country.