Gunshots fired at #EndSARS protesters in Lekki (video)
Viral reports and videos making the rounds on social media shows the sad moment Nigeria’s armed forces opened fire on peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate.
According to some reports, four persons have died as a result of the shooting.
4 people already dead at Lekki tollgate??? 💔💔💔💔
— POWERPLAY⚡️ (@1DJPowerPlay) October 20, 2020
Nigerians have bemoaned this situation and they took to social media to strongly condemn it.
Singer Peter Okoye wrote ;
Nigerian Soldiers! shooting at Lekki Toll gate Now!!! @jidesanwoolu
Protesters dead!!! WHAT A FAILED GOVERNMENT!
@lalaakindoju wrote ;
IF YOU KNOW THE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE PLEASE CALL HIM AND TELL HIM TO STOP HIS MEN FROM SHOOTING AT THE LEKKI PROTESTERS. THEY HAVE BEEN STUCK.
Wale Adetona wrote ;
They’ve started shooting at the protesters in Lekki. Please call whoever you have there to go home! Said this before. It’s not safe. Better to live to fight another day.
Toke Makinwa wrote ;
The shooting in lekki is uncalled for, these guys are harmless and cannot defend themselves. Why and d we offend? How is this even happening?
Written by Kartia Velino