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As the whole world continue to garner support for the deceased black American named George Floyd, which has led to many protests universally, yesterday in Lagos Nigeria, some Nigerians braved the rain to protest the murder of George Floyd and to call for an end to racial injustice.



The protest was organised by the Black Lives Matter Movement in Nigeria (BLMMN). The convener, Josephine Okpara, stormed the streets of Victoria Island, Lagos, with otherprotesters.

They carried 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.

Speaking on behalf of the group, convener, Mrs 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”.

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