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How Lekki big men avoided tollgate over End SARS

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Wealthy Nigerians dwelling in and round intellectual Lekki in Lagos shunned the toll gate on Wednesday because of the Finish SARS memorial.

A whole lot of activists and protesters gathered on the venue in commemoration of the October 20, 2020, navy capturing.

In a bid to implement a authorities order to vacate the toll gate, scores of troopers marched to the toll gate and opened fireplace on armless protesters.

DAILY POST gathered that as of Sunday, the massive males of Lekki bought unsettled and made frantic calls to safety companies.

Influential Nigerians and plenty of residents with flashy vehicles stayed dwelling or used the Lekki – Ikoyi bridge route.

A police supply disclosed there was an elevated request for cover companies within the days main as much as the Finish SARS anniversary.

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“Those that had escort staff reached out to for further officers, whereas these with none prior to now stated they wished brokers.

“They have been fears that the protest might degenerate, everyone knows what occurred final yr. What the command did was normal cowl at places”, the officer stated on Thursday.

The police have been additionally stated to have supplied motion advisory to VIPs. They have been suggested to go away dwelling late within the morning and return earlier than evening time.

Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, introduced that the ban on gatherings in Lagos “to forestall breakdown of legislation and order”.

The spokesman cited the homicide of policemen, civilians and big destruction of companies in 2020.

 

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