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The 14th Headies: Bovi Pays Tribute To #EndSars Protest With Blood-Stained Shirt

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Bovi became a major highlight of last night’s Headies Awards after he wore a blood-stained Nigerian flag shirt.

The comedian and actor, whose birth name is Abovi Ugboma, co-hosted the 14th edition of The Headies awards alongside actress Nancy Isime. The Headies held on Sunday at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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For the event, Bovi took to the stage in a shirt bearing a blood-stained Nigerian flag symbolising the controversial shooting which took place last October at the Lekki toll gate during the #EndSARS protests.

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The #EndSARS protests is a decentralised social movement and series of mass protests against police brutality in Nigeria. The slogan calls for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a notorious unit of the Nigerian Police with a long record of abuse.

Bovi’s tribute with the shirt earned him lots of praise from Nigerians on social media:


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