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#EndSARS: Falz, Joe Abah Withdraw From Virtual Town Hall Meeting



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Multitalented Nigerian entertainer, Femi Falana, popularly known as Falz, has pulled out of a virtual meeting on Police brutality.

Naija News reports that the Ministry of Youths and Sports had fixed a virtual town hall meeting for 3 pm on Friday to discuss police brutality following the nationwide call to #EndSARS.

The meeting with the theme “Protect Our Youths #EndPolice Brutality” was scheduled to have a conversation with 1. The Nigerian Youth 2. Minister of Youth Sport and Development 3. Inspector-General of Police 4. Human Rights Commission.

Panellists scheduled for the meeting were Mohammed Adamu, inspector- general of police (IGP); Segun Awosanya, human rights activist better known as Segalink, Falz and Joe Abah.

Announcing his withdrawal earlier in the day, Falz said he was given false information on the event.

“I will not be on this panel. I was given false information. Plus there is no need for all this please!! The agenda is clear,” Falana said.

Following Falz withdrawal, Abah also announced he is pulling out from the event, citing absence of more youth voices.

“Following @falzthebahdguy’s withdrawal from this event & the absence of more youth voices, I will regrettably no longer be moderating this event,” Abah said.

“I was only ever meant to be the moderator. Nothing else. I suggest that the format for the event be changed to hear more youth voices.”

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.