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How Nigerian Businesses Have Supported The #EndSARS Movement In Nigeria

 

Several companies in the country have actively supported the #EndSARS movement since protests kicked off around the country last week. Through crowdfunding, impassioned social media content, and contributions, these companies have made giant strides in furthering the cause of the #EndSARS campaign.


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Below are some of these companies below and the contributions, they’ve made.

Flutterwave

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Flutterwave was one of the first companies to show public support for the movement. An API fintech founded by Olugbenga Agboola and Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyejim, Flutterwave set up an internal fundraising project which amassed N2 million to be used for settling medical bills for those injured in #EndSARS protests.

 

 

Paystack

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Paystack

Nigerian Fintech startup recently acquired by American company Stripe, Paystack donated N1 million to the Flutterwave Women’s Coalition fund to provide food, water, first aid kits, and other necessities to #EndSARS protesters.

“We stand with all Nigerians opposing police brutality. Now more than ever, we must be brave.’

‘Members of the Paystack team have donated N1,000,000 to help pay medical and legal expenses for protesters demanding that #SARSMustEnd.’

 

Please consider donating to @feminist_co https://t.co/5I5KiHAyCF

— Paystack (@paystack) October 12, 2020

 

Quidax 

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Quidaxa firm that trades in cryptocurrencies donated N500,000 to the EndSARS protest. The company expressed support for the movement in this tweet.

Softcom

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Software solutions provider, SOftcom as well as its subsidiary fintech Eyowo, donated N1 million to the Flutterwave Women’s Coalition fund to settle medical and legal needs of #EndSARS protesters.


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Bundle Africa

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Cryptocurrency and cash social payment company, Bundle Africa has contributed 2,145 BUSD (dollar-based Stable coins) worth N1 million to both the #EndSARS Flutterwave Staff fund and Women’s Coalition fund.

Bundle Africa CEO, who claimed to have been a victim of police brutality, Yele Badamosi also announced a personal contribution of N500,000.

 

Other companies that have contributed to the #EndSARS campaign financially and otherwise include:

  • BuyCoins
  • Eden
  • GIG Mobility
  • PiggyVest
  • Rise Vest
  • BudgIT
  • Bamboo

Sources

Technext NG

Nairametrics

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