Funke Akindele commemorates second anniversary of #EndSARS protest

Actress Funke Akindele

Actress turned politician Funke Akindele has commemorated the second anniversary of #EndSARS protest.

The deputy governorship aspirant posted a documentary about the protest on Instagram on Thursday, adding that the victims of the protest have “strengthened our resolve to give Lagos State a breath if fresh air.”

Funke Akindele wrote: “Today we remember with a heavy heart our fallen heroes who lost their lives in the struggle for a better Nigeria and we’ll never forget them.This has strengthened our resolve to give Lagos State a breath of fresh air.”

Police rained teargas on to disperse those who gathered at Lekki toll gate in Lagos to observe the second anniversary of the protest.

The toll gate has become a rallying point for protesters following the clash between security forces and #EndSARS protesters on October 20, 2020. Details of what transpired on that fateful night have remained unclear till date.

The protest was led by singer Falz and comedian Mr Macaroni.