Nigerian celebrities, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Tacha has joined other protesters in Lagos to mark the June 12 Democracy Day.
Naija News understands that there’s been an ongoing protest around the country, as protesters storm the streets of major cities to protest against bad governance, insecurity, and the Muhammadu Buhari administration on democracy day.
In the video shared on social media, celebrities such as Tiwa Savage, Tacha, Falz were captured amongst protesters protesting against bad governance, insecurity, high inflation and against the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
In another video shared by the Nigerian rapper, Falz, via Instagram, he noted that the present generation refuses to be defeated and would continue to protest until a better Nigeria is achieved.
He wrote; We have been silent for way too long. All that is in the past now. We refuse to be defeated. We will never ever give up the fight for a better day. This is what “Democracy Day” looks like for us.
Meanwhile, popular Nigerian comedian, Debo Adebayo, also known as Mr Macaroni, also joined protesters at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in the Ojota area, the venue of the June 12 protest in Lagos State.
The protesters who were earlier been dispersed by security operatives reconverged in front of a motor park approved by the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation with placards, chanting “Buhari must go” and demanding good governance and end to insecurity in the country.
Addressing journalists, Mr Macaroni queried why the President Buhari who contested presidential elections at least four times before he got to power, is the same person causing pains to Nigerians.
Naija News recalls that In February 2021, Mr Macaroni was arrested for protesting at the Lekki toll gate where he demanded that justice be served to the victims of the October 20 2020 #EndSARS protest at the toll plaza.