#EndSARS protesters agitating for the reformation of the Nigeria Police Force have launched an online radio, Soro Soke.
1st News gathered that the channel, through effective as well as timely communication; is expected to aid the coordination of #EndSARS protests nationwide.
The radio which can be listened to via the link: https://s4.radio.co/s99d55c85b/listen, broadcasts programmes; and also live reports of missing and found persons.
Songs calling for a reformed Nigeria were also heard on the station.
Soro Soke, a Yoruba sentence which translates as ‘Speak Up;’ last week become a mantra of the #EndSARS campaign after protesters in Lagos State urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ‘soro soke’ whilst addressing the #EndSARS youths.
Soro Soke is also a metaphor for all Nigerians to speak up against bad governance; and also resist corrupt leaders.
The Twitter handle of the station, @Sorosoke247, reads, “24/7 update on all things protest. We are for a better nation powered by value for life and good governance.”
Over N80m has been raised for the #EndSARS campaign which has gained the support of well-meaning people at home and abroad.
Meanwhile, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, on Sunday, October 18, appealed to the #EndSARS protesters to cease the raging nationwide protests.
Tinubu predicated his stance on the fact that the Federal Government has initiated the necessary reforms being agitated for.
This was contained in a statement issued by his media aide Tunde Rahman.
“Asiwaju Tinubu believes it’s now time for our youths to wait; exercise restraint for dialogue; as well as reform to commence,” the statement said.
The ex-Lagos governor debunked his alleged sponsorship of the protest, which has taken a toll on the economy of the state.
“Asiwaju Tinubu could not have sponsored the #EndSARS protest that has blocked one of the main entries into and out of Lagos; and one of the economic arteries of the Lagos State Government”, his spokesman argued.