‘EndSARS Documentary’, a project on protesters allegedly gunned down at Lekki toll gate on the night of October 20 last year, is set to premiere on August 28.
Olajide Quadri, spokesman to Meroestream, a streaming platform where the film will be released, broke the news in a statement to TheCable Lifestyle on Thursday.
Operatives of the Nigerian army had last year opened fire on youths protesting against police brutality in Lagos.
The incident has left heated controversies in its wake as opinions are often divided on the actual figure of casualties recorded.
According to the statement, the documentary is aimed at “remembering those who paid the ultimate price in the fight to end injustice and police police brutality.”
“It is a relevant and timely documentary that narrated the brutal forces of the defunct Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) against the Nigerian youth who have been maimed and gruesomely murdered for decades,” it read.
“The documentary is amplifying the conversation and revival of the debate about EndSARS, and the surrounding factors that necessitated the movement which is still with us today, highlighting voices that inspire and drive positive democratic change in Nigeria.
“This is a fitting reminder of the power to make a change, when we stand up for justice.”
The statement said the trailer of the film will be available on Meroestream’s social media platforms as from August 26.
Seun Oloketuyi, the documentary’s producer, said it is an honour to premiere the documentary on Meroestream and share his work with the international film community.
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