PROTEST

Youths Threaten Another Protest Over Lekki Gate Reopening_Ada Nkong

Sequel to the decision to reopen the Lekki Tollgate, A cross section of Nigerians,especially youths, have taken to social media to condemn the move.
In some posts on social media, they threaten another protest.

Youth representatives at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry had Saturday opposed the reopening of the Lekki toll gate arguing that reopening the toll-gate at this time would be hasty and premature.

However, majority of the votes at the panel were in favour of a return of the tollgate to Lekki Concession Company (LCC).

Reacting to this decision, many Nigerians took to Twitter calling out the panel for approving the release of the toll gate when investigations into the Lekki shootings are still ongoing.

Some threatened to stage another protest come Saturday, February 13, it is not fair to reopen when no one has been held accountable for the killing of unarmed protesters, who marched against police brutality on the night of October 20.

The hashtag #OccupyLekkiTollGate which has been trending on Twitter is pushing for the second protest.

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