Yesterday at 12 noon, Governor of Lagos state – Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared a 24hrs curfew which was to start by 4pm. Few persons were stranded while some protesters were found at the Lekki toll gate.
Few minutes past 4pm, Someone took to twitter update that some persons were seen taking down the CCTV cameras. Another Twitter member confirmed that it wasn’t safe anymore to remain there!
At past 7pm, news started going viral through Social media by people living around Lekki vicinity and protesters on ground that soldiers has been deployed to the protest ground and shooting at unharmed protesters.
One of the persons who initially alerted citizens on social media was a known actress, Ufoma McDermott.
Few moments later, DJ switch who was the DJ anchoring the Events at Lekki Toll gate went Live on Instagram showing the occurence.
Protesters were also seen in some other videos singing the National Anthem in fear while being shot at.
After what was termed “The Lekki Toll Gate Masscre” the remaining angry protesters and youths burnt down both Lekki and Ikoyi Toll gate, GT bank VI, Oriental Hotel which allegedly belongs to Former Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Witnesses confirmed that at least 78 people were killed and over 30 persons got injured. Hospitals around Lekki area took to social media to announce that wounded victims will be treated free of charge. Churches around also accommodated stranded protesters.
More news still coming from the LEKKI TOLL GATE MASSACRE…