Officers of the Lagos State Police Command have fired tear gas at protesters currently holding a profession to mark the second anniversary of the October 2020 killing of EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate.
The protesters who are currently marching through the tollgate as part of events to mark the anniversary, were said to have been confronted by the heavily armed policemen deployed to man the tollgate.
A number of celebrities, including Folarin Falana, a Nigerian musician better known as Falz and Mr Macaroni , were leading the profession on Thursday.
According to the flier shared, the procession cars will pass through the toll gate, waving the Nigerian flags and chanting #EndSARS.
— TheCable (@thecableng) October 20, 2022
LAGOSIANS are at the Lekki toll gate to mourn our comrades and the police have started shooting tear gas again. The lawlessness😭Ambode warned LAGOSIANS about Sanwo-olu 😩😩😭 #LekkiMassacre #EndSARSMemorial2pic.twitter.com/HuDPazW7Kk
— NK£M #PeterObi2023 (@Nkemchor_) October 20, 2022