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Libya Slave Trade: Nigerian Celebrities demand that African leaders react immediately



-Nigerian celebrities blame African leaders for massive migration of Africans

-Nigerian celebrities express disappointment over slave trade in Libya

Nigerian Celebrities speak out against slavery in Libya

Libya has in recent times been in the news over claims of slave trade, alleged killings of migrants and human trafficking activities being perpetrated in the country.

As a result of these inhumane activities, Nigerian celebrities in different sectors of the country, have expressed shock and disappointment at the ongoing Slave trade in Libya.

The public figures are have blamed African leaders saying if they had fixed their countries Africans would not be eager to run away from home.

They therefore charged African leaders to act promptly to end this modern day slavery.

Entertainer D'banj called on all Africans to join in the protest against the slave trade, that would be held on Friday at the United Nations High Commission in Lagos.

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Here are their varied reactions to the unwholesome acts in Libya:

@Omonioboli "African leaders wake up! If you fix your countries, people won't see the need to migrate illegally at all cost!Libyan government, how do you people sleep at night knowing this is happening in your country? These are human beings being slaughtered and enslaved

"Pray for our brothers and sisters in Libya but while we pray, let's shake the foundations with our voices! With one voice, we are loud enough! #Libya"

@MoAbudu "Whatever pushes our youth to this level of desperation needs to be addressed. Our youth deserve more #Libya#LibyaSituation #slaveryinlibya

@Ritadominic "We can't blame others this time, we need servants leaders, African leaders should do better to improve the lives of citizens.

@TokeMakinwa "This is so SAD, how did we get here? We need to erase the notion that the grass is greener on the other side. Life is equally as tough on the other side if not tougher, that is the reality, people are running away from home daily and some of them we haven't heard from are being sold. Things are tough but these guys are promised a better life and then later sold to slavery. They are beaten, starved, etc. This must stop #alllivesmatter#blacklivesmatter stopslaveryinlibya"

@David: "What a wicked world we live in!!!! We need to come together to fix this!! ME I GALANT FOR THE MATTER!! CLEAR!!

@Patoranking": "African leaders can't you see what's going on in Libya. Why is libya not making world headlines on CNN BBC and the rest? Oh God

@Mreazi "My heart goes out to my brother s and sisters in all forms of slavery worldwide most especially those in Libya right now lets lend our voices and help address this madness" As we condemn this

@Dbanj: "We won't be quiet! Calling On All African People To Join Us On Friday As We Occupy The United Nations High Commission In Lagos Against The Vicious Enslavement Of Our Brothers And Sisters in Libya!!!"

@Donjazzy "This is heartbreaking! Say no to slavery.

@FlavourNbania " Slavery must end in Libya and other parts of the world where this inhumane act is still taking place!!!


Source: Naija News

Ibukun Josephine Bankole was a Senior Associate at Naija News. A Mass Communication graduate, Ibukun is passionate about journalism especially in the areas of health and child related issues. She loves eating beans, singing, acting and giving motivational speeches. Ibukun is meticulous and has a positive approach to life. Contact me via twitter/Instagram @ibukunbankole_