Nigerians raise N7.4m for #EndSARS protester to get prosthetic limb

Jane Obiene Ebinabo

Nigerians have raised N7.4million through crowdfunding for a young woman Jane Obiene to get a prosthetic limb.

Ms Obiene has been actively involved in the #EndSARS protests ongoing across the country against police brutality. can confirm as of 5:30 am on Monday that over N7.4 million had been raised for her by over a thousand persons.

The goal was N1.5 million.

Twitter user Chinonso Egemba, popularly known as Aproko Doctor, created the donation link for Obiene on Sunday after pictures of her protesting on crutches went viral.

“This is Jane. She’s been unemployed since 2013 partly because of her disability, she came out in the #EndSARS protests and we need to help,” he tweeted.

Four hours later, he wrote: “I created the donate link for Jane with a 30 day period in mind for 500,000. I thought Nigerians were stretched thin from giving for the #EndSARS protests

“Said a little prayer then posted the link. In less than 4 hours, we raised 3.2 Million naira and counting. A new Nigeria!”

Nigerian youth have been protesting against police brutality for nearly two weeks.