Twitter users across the world are currently telling the world of their experiences with the dreaded Nigerian police force unit called SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad).
The #EndSARS, #EndSARSNow and other related hashtags have been trending on Twitter and other social media handles for over three days now and massive protests led by both celebrities and ordinary citizens have been on across different states of Nigeria with the biggest heat in Lagos. The trends and protests this time are not only in Nigeria but as far away as New York City and Ontario, Canada.
This lady claims that she was accosted by the men of the SARS for carrying food flask that had food for her sister who gave birth.
Other people have joined her in the replies section to share their terrible experiences. Their posts are among the thousands currently circulating the social media which are a fraction of the many more that go unaccounted for.
The international community including many top organizations and celebrities are seriously Tweeting and calling on the Nigerian government to ban the operations of SARS, not reform, ban.