British – Nigerian heavyweight boxing champion , Anthony Joshua , has said that it ’s time for change to happen in Nigeria.
This is as he expressed displeasure at the shooting of # EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday .
He made his concerns known in a series of tweets after the incident .
Replying to Femi Anikulapo – Kuti ’ s tweet about being angry about current happenings in Nigeria, the boxer said , “ Change will happen! It ’ s time .” He attached Nigeria ’s flag to the tweet .
Anikulapo – Kuti earlier tweeted , “ Got off the phone to @ anthonyfjoshua . He is angry and we need to speak with one voice # EndSARS # EndBadGoveranceInNigeria # EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeraNOW .”
Joshua wondered why people in Nigeria would be killed for demanding peace .
He tweeted , “ The situation has escalated, the violence and killings are horrendous . All because of people saying they want to live in peace ?
“ I pray God opens the gates for the heroes of Nigeria ! This was never a trend for me ! It ’ s real life and I want to learn how to make lasting change .
“ I ’ m looking at hospitals to support , along with food and care packages in the time being . ”