In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 20th, October, 2020

#EndSARS Protesters Rush Injured To Lagos Hospitals

#EndSARS Protesters Rush Injured To Lagos Hospitals

Tragedy struck when safety operatives made up of policemen and troopers, in a bid to disperse #EndSARS protesters, opened fireplace on the teeming youths on the Lekki tollgate round 7pm.

Lekki protesters

The Lekki protesters

Many individuals have been injured and others have even been feared killed after troopers reportedly unleashed fireplace on protesters.

The PUNCH reviews that the protesters injured on the Lekki tollgate in Lagos on Tuesday night have been rushed to the Reddington and Lagoon hospitals within the space.

An official of one of many hospitals advised The PUNCH that no useless casualty was dropped at the hospitals however many injured victims have been at the moment being handled at each well being services.


“They’re many. I can’t rely my fingers round them. We’re at the moment treating them,”
the official who didn’t wish to be talked about mentioned.

Tragedy struck when safety operatives made up of policemen and troopers, in a bid to disperse #EndSARS protesters, opened fireplace on the teeming youths on the Lekki tollgate round 7pm.

#EndSARS protesters have been demonstrating towards police brutality and extrajudicial killings on the Lekki tollgate for over per week.

Related demonstrations have been staged in numerous elements of the state and the nation.

In the meantime, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered an investigation into Tuesday night incident.

The state commissioner for Info and Technique, Gbenga Omotoso, made this identified in an announcement after the assault.

The assertion partly learn, “There have been reviews of capturing on the Lekki Toll Plaza, following the 24-hour curfew imposed on Lagos State to cease criminals who hid underneath the #EndSARS protests to unleash mayhem on harmless residents.

“The State Authorities has ordered an investigation into the incident. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has suggested the safety brokers to not arrest anybody on account of the curfew, which he urges residents to watch for the peaceable ambiance all of us cherish.”

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