Black Lives Matters protest was held in Victoria Island, Lagos, under the rain to protest the murder of George Floyd and to call for an end to racial injustice.
According to Reports, The protest was organised by the Black Lives Matter Movement in Nigeria (BLMMN) and was held under the rain.
The convener, Josephine Okpara, stormed the streets of Victoria Island, Lagos, with other protesters carrying placards with words such as “Black Lives Matter” and “Justice For George Floyd” written on them as they condemned the killing of African Americans in the United States of America.
The convener, Josephine Okpara said the US must put an end to “white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on black communities by the state and vigilantes”.
Some Nigerians on social media were not impressed by the protest. They mentioned that we have more pressing issues in the country to protest and they criticized the protesters.
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