In the wake of the ongoing #EnSARS protest and violence across the country, victims of fake news has cried out for being reported as dead by the media.
On Twitter, people have been debunking the fake rumors of their demise. The NYSC Corp member who was said to have died on his way to do his clearance is alive.
The NYSC man made a recent video, as he revealed that the incident, was from a movie set. Also, another victim of fake news is the man carry a girl who was wrapped with Nigerian flag, as the victim said that the scene was from October 1 Akwa Ibom State “Theme” heal our land.Another popular fake photo of #EndSARS victim, was a Ghanaian-UK based man, identified as Kofi, whose photo was also used as a EndSARS victim on social media.
Also, the lady who was holding a folded Nigerian flag at Enugu protest, has denied ever loosing any of her brothers SARS and police brutality.
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Had a brief chat with Ugwu Blessing Ugochukwu whose image with a folded flag at the Enugu protest trended days ago. She denied losing her brothers to SARS.
"It's 100% fake news. I am the victim. I will share my story later."
#StopFakeNews #EndsSARS #StopPoliceBrutality pic.twitter.com/wisW89P5aO
— Betty Irabor (@BettyIrabor) October 16, 2020
I am alive o !!!
Stop posting my picture everywhere with an RIP tag.
I wasn’t at any protest, stop spreading fake news 😖😩#EndBadGoveranceInNigeria #SarsMustGo #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigera pic.twitter.com/iruKMzADF7
— professor coco (@kimmiecoco3) October 21, 2020