Last updated on October 13th, 2023 at 08:52 am
There was gridlock at the Lekki Tollgate on Thursday morning as youths mark the second anniversary of the Lekki shooting.
The PUNCH reports that many commuters were stranded as the procession led by comedian, Adebowale Adedayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni and singer, Folarin Falana aka Falz continued.
Also present at the procession were Feyikemi Abudu and other youths.
The PUNCH reports that a man, identified as Desmond Jacob, was picked up by men of the Nigeria Police Force.
He claimed that he was among peaceful protesters that converged at the Lekki Tollgate on October 20, 2020, the day of the shooting that allegedly led to the loss of lives of peaceful protesters.
Jacob could be seen kneeling in front of the toll gate crying before police officers came and picked him up.
After interrogation, he was released and asked to leave the toll gate.
As of this time, the venue of the procession was being fled as police reportedly fired tear gas to disperse protesters.