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Oyedepo Declares Support For #EndSARS Protest



Bishop David Oyedepo

Ganiyat Ganiyu

Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, has declared support for the nationwide #EndSARS protest against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.

Oyedepo who spoke on Sunday at Canaan land, said that the youths have a right to express their displeasure and pains, adding that killing them during the protest “is a sacrilege”.

He said the last five years has been the most “gruesome” in the history of the country.

Oyedepo said, “Every man has a right, legitimately so, to express his displeasure and pains. Everybody has it.

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“I kept quiet for a while because in 2015 I warned this nation, vehemently, consistently because I saw the dangers ahead and you can tell.

“The most gruesome season in the life of this nation is in the last five years, where lives have no value, wanton killings here and there.

“Now, they have faced the youths; and because they don’t know who is next, they have a right to say enough is enough.

“Any system that has no value for human lives is irrelevant, if they are killed when they were youths, will they be here today?

“Now, it would be a sacrilege to shoot the protesters who are not looting, who are not ravaging.

“When you push a goat to the wall then you will know that goats have teeth to bite.

“It is a sacrilege to kill youths during a protest, this protest is legitimate.”

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