‘Nigeria Police Will Never Learn’, Fires Tear Gas, Water Canisters At Lekki Toll Gate Protesters

By NewsBits

Arise TV in its early morning reports today said that the commemoration of #EndSARS second anniversary has taken a different turn as police operatives fired teargas canisters at protesters at Lekki tollgate in Lagos.

The breaking news came when Arise: The Morning Show anchored by Ruben Abati and his colleagues were live. The reports had it that what began as a peaceful procession turned into a rowdy demonstration as the security operatives shot teargas, which led to some of the protesters running helter-skelter.

The youths converged on the Lekki tollgate to mark the second anniversary of the famous #EndSARS Prorests. Two of the organisers, the popular rapper, Folarin Falana, known as ‘Falz’, and a comedian, Adebowale Adedayo, aka ‘Mr Macaroni’ also lent their voices to the demonstration. Also at the protest ground is AAC Presidential Candidate, Omoyele Sowore.

The demonstrators gathered at the plaza popularly known as Lekki Toll Gate to place coffins they made in remembrance of those whose lives were lost before police fired teargas canisters. As at the time of filling this report, Arise TV reporters among other journalists were still at the venue providing coverage, while the social media has also been on fire with photos and videos of proceedings at the place.

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