Protesters who went to Protest at Lagos State, Lekki toll gate where arrested.
The protesters had been arrested round 7:50 am, SaharaReporters has amassed.
“Why are you after us?”. We’ve a right to protest. I might have been overwhelmed by a vehicle because the police have been running after me for protesting,” one in all them was heard announcing as the police manhandled him and forced him into a white Hilux van to an unknown vacation spot.
The plan to #OccupyLekkiTollGate got here after the arguable ruling of the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry to reopen the Lekki toll gate.
The panel, headed via Doris Okuwobi, a retired choose, on Saturday dominated in favour of the Lekki Concession business enterprise, LCC, to repossess the toll plaza for maintenance and coverage claims.
The ruling turned into supported through 5 individuals out of the 9-guy panel, with four other contributors, which include Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior advise of Nigeria (SAN), and the children representatives dissenting to the ruling.
No matter the dissenting ruling, the Lekki Toll Plaza has been handed over to LCC for reopening.
State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu said ‘security businesses might not fold their hands’ as youths plan clean protests in opposition to police brutality and extortion.
The police boss stated such demonstration, whether or not non violent or violent, could not be allowed to take region because the authorities and people of Lagos nonetheless nurse the injuries of the recent #EndSARS violence that wreaked havoc throughout the kingdom.
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