Police arrest protesters at #Lekkitollgate (WATCH VIDEO) - 9JA HOT '1'
Police arrest protesters at #Lekkitollgate (WATCH VIDEO) - 9JA HOT '1'

Police arrest protesters at #Lekkitollgate (WATCH VIDEO)

Armed police officers deployed to the Lekki Tollgate Plaza have arrested about a dozen protesters, the first batch to arrive at the tollgate.

The protest, tagged #OccupyLekkiTollgate, scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, was against the reopening of the tollgate.

Another group of protesters, who tagged theirs #DefendLagos, had also planned to gather at the site at the same time, threatening the former group to stay away.

Amidst the threat of violence, the police and federal the state governments warned both groups to shelve the protests.

On Friday, armed police officers embarked on a show of force across the city, warning Nigerians to desist from the planned protest at the tollgate.

On Saturday morning, dozens of armed police officers were stationed at the tollgate awaiting any prote

sting group. At about 7 a.m., about three patrol vans filled with police officers headed towards Lekki.

See the photos below 👇

Check a video of Mr Macaroni inside black Maria on Twitter Check it below 👇

Share this:

Drop comment below 👇


No Comments Yet

Drop a Comment

error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)

    error

    Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)