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I joined #EndSARS Protest because I thought it was against Virus - Anthony Joshua

World-famous boxer, Anthony Joshua has spoken about his involvement in the #EndSARS protest. The boxer said he initially thought the #EndSARs protests which rocked Nigeria in October was a fight against a virus called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome which also has the SARS acronym. In an exclusive interview with our correspondent, Joshua said because he had never been a victim of police brutality while in Nigeria, he had never heard of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Joshua joined global stars in supporting the #EndSARS movement after Nigerians had gone to the streets to protest against the activities of SARS whose officers were accused of extrajudicial killings, unlawful detentions, torture, extortion and various forms of abuses. The boxer said it was after his uncle called his attention to the protests in Nigeria that he had to read more about SARS and Nigeria’s history. “I never knew what SARS was during my time in Nigeria; I never encountered SARS, so, when the movement started h