Kolade Johnson: Celebrities Continue To Mourn As Falz, Davido React
Reactions, especially from celebrities, have continued to pour in following the death of Kolade Johnson from a bullet wound of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Sunday in Lagos.
The late Johnson was killed by men suspected of being members of the anti-cultism squad of SARS AT Onipetesi, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in Lagos where he was watching an English Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspurs.
Men of SARS, it was reported stormed the place to arrest a man on dread for no reason and they met heavy resistance from residents of the area, who felt that merely wearing of dreadlock was not enough reason to arrest somebody, saying that the man in question had a good reputation in the area.
When they tried to intervene in the arrest, the officers started to shook sporadically and one of the bullets fell Kolade Johnson, who was confirmed dead at the hospital where he was rushed to.
Since the unfortunate incident, several people, including Nigerian music celebrities, have continued to mourn the fine-looking man, asking the authorities not to sweep the matter under the carpet.
Funke Akindele had, through her instagram, earlier reacted, saying it was unfortunate that such sad incident would occure, urging the police top brass to ensure that the culprits were punished.
“So sad that he was killed. What is the country turning to? Rest in peace Johnson and I want police not to sweep the matter under the carpet.”
David Adeleke, known as ‘Davido; and Falz joined millions of Nigerians in reacting to the death of a young man named, Johnson.
Davido wrote through his twitter handle:
“Rip Kolade Johnson, All this nonsense must stop! F*cked up my week! End SARS ASAP!! Rest In Peace Angel, God is alive!
On his own, Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz, wrote also on his twitter handle:
“So called police killing young people, abruptly ending our dreams and ambitions. How many more lives are we going to lose?