About 500 people marched to the Lekki toll gate, Berger, Surulere, Akure, on rainy Wednesday at 6th consecutive night of protests.
Nigeria’s largest city and federal capital territory demonstration featured interaction between police and protesters. “Protesters are being shot at in Surulere,” Esv. Adesewa said.
More than 10 people have been killed and dozens arrested since the protests started on Thursday, which was lead by many Nigerian artistes such as Tiwa Savage, Runtown, Falz, Wulrd.
Protest in Surulere and Abuja featured familiar runnings between protesters and law enforcement officers, which videos can be seen here.
How did Nigeria EndSARS protest started?
on October 4, 2020, A team of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police allegedly killed a young man in front of Wetland Hotel, Ughelli in Delta State. The operatives allegedly shot the citizen and left the scene with his white Lexus SUV.
Hundreds of youths took to the streets of Ughelli in a solidarity protest to call for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force.
Sowore, Falz, Runtown, Naira Marley, Olamide react calls for the peaceful protest he extrajudicial killings by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit of the Nigeria Police
Naira Marley says the protest will be a peaceful one, devoid of chaos. The singer called off the protest he organised at the last minute.
However, reacting to the news Runtown tweeted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 “Thursday is Thursday”
On Thursday, October 8, 2020, hundreds of Lagos residents, including celebrities, Folarin Falana, aka Falz, and Douglas Agu, aka, Runtown, took to the street demanding the scrapping of SARS.
Today’s protest in Nigeria
— Uche Jombo Rodriguez (@uchejombo) October 14, 2020