Video: #EndSARS Protesters Close down Lagos Secretariat, Block Lekki-Epe Expressway
The #EndSARS protesters on Monday morning shut down the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja as the nationwide peaceful demonstration against police brutality, extrajudicial killings, torture, and harassment enters another week.
The protesters locked all the entrance gates to the secretariat, thereby, denying workers access to the premises.
Also, protesters are back at the Lekki Tollgate.
Also, they have blocked Lagos-Epe Expressway. protesters in several locations
including in front of Greenspring Schools and Mayfair Gardens in Awoyaya.
Other areas the protest is taking place in Lagos State: Ajegunle, Awolowo Road,
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, LASU Road, Ikorodu Road, Amuwo-Odofin, and Egbe-Idimu.
The protest has not only triggered traffic congestion across Lagos State; it has also led to an increase in transport fare
Currently, vehicles leaving Mainland for Island drive through Ikoyi Link Bridge towards Jakande to
reach to Ajah while vehicles from Ajah get stuck at Chevron Tollgate for hours before getting to Lekki Phase 1
Meanwhile, amid the protest to end SARS and the rejection of the Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT),
the Nigerian police have announced that training for personnel of the new unit kicks off today, Monday, October 19.