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Why I joined EndSARS protest last year – Wizkid opens up

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International Afrobeats star, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun better known as Wizkid, has spoken on why he lent his voice to the #EndSARS campaign last year.

In a new interview with Vogue UK, the singer also discussed his recent tour, being a father and world domination.

Wizkid revealed that he’s always vocal about political injustice being meted out on Nigerians so that there can be visible progress in the society.

Speaking about his upbringing in Surulere, Big Wiz said;

”There are no amount of words I can put together to make you understand what Lagos is, to explain the hustle, or the political injustice, the strength of the people or the number of amazing creatives.”

On why he felt the need to speak up and join the EndSARS protests in October 2020, the Grammy-winner said;

”It was very important for me to be direct and vocal because I’ve always been direct and vocal about political injustice in Nigeria To see that conversation happen and know that we’re one step forward from where we used to be, that’s amazing to me. And there’s no question I’ll keep speaking out loud.”

In October 2020, waves of protests rocked different cities in Nigeria and abroad. Wizkid who was in UK at the time, joined the Nigerians protesting in London.

 
 
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