At the time of this report,it was gathered by newsmen that at least nine Lekki protesters has been killed while many are injured as security operatives are still shooting at the protesters at Lekki Tollgate area of Lagos today.
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A report of the incident was disclosed by a Nigerian disc jockey known as DJ Switch who serves as eyewitness went love on her Instagram account to call for the attention of news media both at local and international level. DJ Switch who requested for power bank to charge her phone so as to give more updates as event unfolds at the Tollgate confirmed that the soldiers are still after the protesters.
Although the Lagos State Government proposed that force of action be taking against the protesters at exactly 9pm but the security operatives started shooting few minutes past eight o’ clock leading to deaths and casualties. It was also reported that the soldiers had created barricades to block ambulance from rescuing victims at the Tollgate.
It could be recalled that the government has ordered a curfew within the State which was emulated by some other States in the country. Eyewitness report that the CCTV camera at Lekki Tollgate was removed and the power supply was switched off so as not to identify the perpetrators.