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#EndSARS: John Ogu reveals to Super Eagles players to blacklist AFCON qualifiers in solidarity with fights


Nigeria worldwide midfielder, John Ogu has approached his colleagues in the Super Eagles to blacklist their forthcoming African Cup Of Nations games in challenge the Federal government as a response to the shootings of unarmed dissenters at the Lekki Toll entryway on Tuesday night, October 20.

On Tuesday, October 20, security agents took shots at dissenters at Lekki cost door in Lagos, which has produced wide judgment over the world.

Nigeria will take on Sierra Leone in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in November in Benin and Ogu, 32, has required his colleagues not to respect the conflict, in solidarity with #endSARS fights occurring in the nation.

Ogu, who has 26 covers for the Super Eagles, said to the World Football show on BBC World Service radio.

“What is the point in speaking to the nation if this is what the legislators, individuals we’re speaking to, can do to us?”

“I feel like this is the best activity right now until they return to their detects and hear us out.

“We need a decent government, the police fierceness to stop, we need the SARS to stop, we need the killings to stop, we need great laws, we need openings for work. It’s simply insane.

“I accept the majority of my partners comprehend what I am used to, I wish we can do this. There are games coming up and in the event that we blacklist these games I’m certain they will realize we’ve said something.

“I haven’t generally addressed any of my partners about this. They feel for the individuals here, their friends and family, those that have passed on. I’m certain the players know.”

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