#EndSARS Diary: Lives lost, cars burnt in Abuja
By Guardian Exclusive
20 October 2020 | 7:01 am
In Abuja, over 100 cars were burnt by thugs and three lives lost. Theo Abu Agada narrates his experience in today's #EndSARS diary. All he wants is to protest peacefully and for the government to put a stop to police brutality and injustice.
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