#EndSARS Commemoration Turns Violent With Police Throwing Teargas Canisters At Participants

By ‘Tonia Okereke

The commemoration of #EndSARS second anniversary has taken a violent turn as police fired teargas canisters at peaceful protesters at theLekki tollgate in Lagos.

The Nation reports that the event which began as a peaceful procession turned into a rowdy demonstration as the security operatives shot teargas.

The superise action of the police saw people at the ceremony running for safety.

The youths converged on the Lekki tollgate to mark the second anniversary of #EndSARS.

Two of the organisers, the popular rapper, Folarin Falana, known as ‘Falz’, and a comedian, Adebowale Adedayo, aka ‘Mr Macaroni’ also lent their voices to the demonstration. Also at the protest ground is AAC Presidential Candidate, Omoyele Sowore, the newspaper also reports.

The demonstrators gathered at the plaza to place coffins they made in remembrance of those whose lives were lost before police fired teargas canisters.


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