Midfielder John Ogu’s name comes amid persevering with protests towards a police unit accused of extortion, murders and torture.
Nigeria midfielder John Ogu has known as for a boycott of their upcoming video games to protest towards police brutality amid persevering with violence within the industrial capital, Lagos.
Nigerians have been demonstrating nationwide for weeks towards a police unit, the Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS), that rights teams had for years accused of extortion, harassment, torture and murders.
The unit was disbanded on October 11 however the protests have persevered and rights group Amnesty Worldwide stated troopers and police killed no less than 12 folks in Lekki and Alausa.
The military denied troopers have been on the web site of the capturing.
“There are video games developing and if we boycott these video games I’m positive they’ll know we’ve made an announcement … I consider most of my colleagues perceive the place I’m coming from,” Ogu instructed the BBC community.
“What’s the purpose in representing the nation if that is what the politicians, the folks we’re representing, can do to us? I really feel like that is one of the best factor to do now till they get again to their senses and take heed to us.
“We would like a superb authorities, the police brutality to cease, we would like the SARS to cease, we would like the killings to cease, we would like good legal guidelines, we would like job alternatives.”