#EndSARS: Burna Boy Explains His Absence From The Protest


Nigerian superstar artiste, Burna Boy has explained his absence from the ongoing #EndSARS protest both on social media and physically.

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The self-acclaimed “African Giant” and “Odogwu” took to social media to explain why he was absent at the beginning of the protest, stating that he was dealing with a family issue that required his attention.

In his words:

I was Dealing with a Personal Family issue at the Beginning of these Protests . My mum Had Serious Surgery last week! We were all invested in making sure she recovers! i am not about that “put it all out on social media” life.We decided the focus must solely be on this protest.

He went further to tweet:

During his absence, Nigerians on social media had called the supposedly “revolutional musicianBurna Boy, to back up his lyrics and outbursts with actions. Subsequently, Burna Boy reaffirmed his commitment to the cause with EndSARS sponsored billboards and a press release.