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UPDATE: Protesters Arrested By Police At Lekki Toll Gate


Reports has it that multiple protesters at Lekki Toll Gate have been arrested by Police officers manning the plaza.

Recall a protest against the reopening of the tollgate tagged #OccupyLekkiTollgate was scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Saturday.

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Another group of protesters, who tagged theirs #DefendLagos, had also planned to gather at the site at the same time, but the state police officers had warned the protesters against embarking on any movement.

However, On Saturday morning, dozens of armed police officers were stationed at the tollgate awaiting any protesting group. At about 7 a.m., about three patrol vans filled with police officers headed towards Lekki. It was unclear what their mission was.

A few minutes later, a group of protesters were rounded up at the toll plaza.

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