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#Endsars memorial: Security men fire teargas, attack youths at Lekki Toll Gate

 #Endsars memorial: Security men fire teargas, attack youths at Lekki Toll Gate

#Some Security operatives possessed with spirit of SARS, on Thursday fired teargas to disperse Nigerian youths against at the Lekki tollgate. #ENDSARS Memorial Procession.

It was reported that prior to the firing of the teargas, some armed police men have threatened to deal with the youths..

The youths had converged on the Lekki tollgate to mark the second memorial of the #EndSARS protest in the country.

In October 2020, youths across the country took to the streets to demand an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings by the disbanded special anti-robbery squad (SARS).

The tollgate was the epicenter of the protests.

Youths who gathered day and night at the tollgate were dispersed from the location by gun-wielding soldiers on October 20, 2020, an action which reportedly led to loss of lives.


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