The Lagos State Government has confirmed the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by security agents in at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos on Tuesday evening.
The Governor also visited victims of the unfortunate shooting incident at Lekki at the different hospitals where they are being treated
According to a statement from the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, urged residents to remain calm.
The statement was titled , ‘Lekki shooting: Lagos govt orders investigation’
There have been reports of shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza, following the 24-hour curfew imposed on Lagos State to stop criminals who hid under the #EndSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens,” the statement said.
“The State Government has ordered an investigation into the incident. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised the security agents not to arrest anyone on account of the curfew, which he urges residents to observe for the peaceful atmosphere we all cherish.
“He advises Lagosians to remain calm and not allow criminals, who have hijacked the noble protest of our gallant youths, to succeed in their evil plan of turning our dear state upside down.
“The Governor will do everything within his power to ensure that the lives of all Lagosians are protected at all times,” the statement reads.
There are 9 of the victims in Reddington, 10 at General Hospital and 4 at Vedic Life Care Hospital.
Two of the victims are receiving intensive medical care, while others sustained mild to minor injuries.