On Tuesday, the governor of Nigeria’s commercial hub Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, issued a 24-hour state-wide curfew in response to the growing #EndSARS protests. In a tweet, he wrote in part, “I, therefore, hereby impose a 24-hour curfew on all parts of the State as from 4pm today, 20th October,2020. Nobody, except essential service providers and first responders must be found on the streets.”
Shortly after, it appears shots were fired at protesters.
While many at the Lekki Toll Gate were protesting, gunshots were fired, and many people can be seen in videos running frantically to protect themselves. People also went live on Instagram, including DJ Switch and showed the chaotic scene of people who were injured, covered in blood, and running for cover.
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