Many people have been killed and others injured after security operatives opened fire at #EndSARS
protesters at Lekki tollgate, witnesses confirm.
Security operatives had stormed the scene of the protest on Tuesday night hours after the Lagos Government announced a 24-hour curfew and opened fire.
Some protesters said that they intentionally shot directly at them to kill them.
They added that while the security operatives were carrying out the shooting, the light at the scene was put out.
They also said as the security operatives were shooting, the light at the scene was switched off.
Videos in social media show some protesters struggling to save the wounded.
Governor Sanwo-Olu also has advised the security agents not to arrest anyone on account of the curfew. He also said that the state government has begun an investigation into the incident.
He, however, urged the residents to observe the curfew for a peaceful atmosphere in the state.
Sanwo-Olu also asked the protesters to remain calm and not allow criminals, who he said have hijacked the #EndSARS protest, to succeed in their evil plan of turning the state upside down.
He promised to do all within his power to ensure that the lives of all residents were protected at all times.