Nollywood Influencers speak out against gender based violence with #BlackoutTuesday

Mo Abudu, Mildred Okwo, Filmone productions joined the increasing list of Nollywood influencers protesting with the #BlackoutTuesday hashtag.

Film producers, exhibitors, actors have in the last 24 hours taken to their social media handles to speak up against the recent deaths of two Nigerian girls, Tina Ezekwe and Vera Omozuwa.

The trending Black Out Tuesday hashtag which gained momentum on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, was created as a Black Lives Matter movement protest following the murder of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis, United States.

So far, Mo Abudu, Mildred Okwo, Paul Apel Papel, Filmone productions, Trino Motion Pictures, Ramsey Nouah, Genevieve Nnaji, Adesua Etomi Wellington have joined the increasing list of Nollywood influencers taking advantage of the global protests.

See some Instagram posts:

It concerns us all. Enough is Enough 🙌
#justiceforuwa
#justicefortina
#justiceforgeorgefloyd
#blackouttuesday
#JusticeforUwa
#JusticeforTina
#JusticeforJennifer
#justiceforUwa
#justiceforTina
#justiceforJennifer
#saynotorape
#saynottoviolenceagainstwomen
Good morning beautiful people, I am still horrified by the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery,Tina Ezekwe, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa just to name a few. To express my unwavering support of the black community in the United State of America, and not forgetting the recent killings of some of our girls in Nigeria, I will be observing Black Out Tuesday – an urgent step of action to provoke accountability and change⁣

Let us all stand up together to fight this inequality and injustice. ⁣

#BlackOutTuesday⁣
#BlackLivesMatter #StopPoliceBrutality ⁣
#JusticeForUwa #JusticeForTina ⁣
#JusticeForGeorgeFloyd⁣
#JusticeForAhmaudArbery⁣
#JusticeForAll⁣
#TheFightForEqualityAndFairness⁣
#TheShowMustBePaused

Source: PULSE NIGERIA

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