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Toll Gate Reopening: Youths to stage “#OccupyLekkiTollGate” protest on Saturday


The controversies surrounding the alleged plan to reopen the Lekki Toll Gate havt taken another dimension.

Lots of youths have launched barrage of attacks on social media, most especially Twitter to register their grievances.

It will be recalled that activities have not taken place the Toll Gate  after the shooting of #EndSARS protesters on October 20, 2020 by men of the Nigerian Army. The Army authority first of all denied involvement, they later said they were invited by the Lagos State Governor.

It was also reported that Five of the nine-member panel set up to probe the shooting hard voted to return the control of the tollgate to the LCC.

Many Nigerians have been reacting angrily against the reopening, demanding that there must be justice for the victims of the protests before reopening.

They have decided to express their displeasure through a demonstration tagged “#OccupyLekkiTollGate” to be held on Saturday.

Below are some Nigerians, gathered on Twitter by Thecable.

Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow movement, also lent his voice on Twitter.

No to the reopening #Lekkitollgate, the perpetrators of #LekkiMassacre must be brought to book. @jidesanwoolu #Buratai must be brought before @IntlCrimCourt #RevolutionNow #Buharimustgo pic.twitter.com/MBNnFAzOPi

— Omoyele Sowore (@YeleSowore) February 8, 2021

Lagos State government, Lekki Concession Company and some members of the Lagos State Judicial Panel members inspired the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest planned for 7am on Saturday, February 13.

— ‘Gbénga Ṣẹ̀san (@gbengasesan) February 8, 2021

Seeing #OccupyLekkiTollGate trend has made me smile. One of the sincerest smiles I’ve worn in days.

Let’s do this!

— Uduak-estelle, Scion of B.E.📖 (@U_estelle) February 8, 2021

Its exactly three months and eight days since peaceful protesters were sent to thier early graves at the Lekki Toll gate, Yet no one is answering to the genocidal attacks. We won’t keep quiet. In an Unjust Society, Silence is an heinous crime. Why wont we #OccupyLekkiTollGate pic.twitter.com/WqgPeYHwGv

— Asiwaju_himself 🇳🇬 (@Deji_Obadofin) February 8, 2021

We will not allow these government to brainwash us ,we need justice for those heroes that sacrificed there lives at the lekki massacre. Enough of these oppression and tyranny.#OccupyLekkiTollGate pic.twitter.com/Obv0DWDlPm

— obikoya Adebowale (@obikoyaemmanue1) February 8, 2021

No Justice, No Re-Opening of Lekki Toll Gate…

Pls let’s retweet this fast#OccupyLekkiTollGate pic.twitter.com/Yprx8640Y2

— Akin Blog 🇳🇬 (@STermined) February 8, 2021

What your occupation? My occupation is to #OccupyLekkiTollGate on Saturday February 13th.

To fight for justice. pic.twitter.com/qnEQcf56w6

— Hawt Sturvss🌼💖 (@Shez_Weird) February 8, 2021

We need #SoroSokeRadio back online.
We need our HOTLINE back:

Press 1 for medical.
Press 2 for legal.
Press 3 for food and supplies.
Press 4, 5, or 6 for mental health emergencies.

This time, no going back until JUSTICE is served.#OccupyLekkiTollGate #RevolutionNow#EndSARS

— Ayemojubar (@ayemojubar) February 8, 2021

Best thing I have seen all day is the #OccupyLekkiTollGate …

— UcheMychael (@uchemychael) February 8, 2021

The Dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them. #OccupyLekkiTollGate

— Adeyemo Ridwan (@son_of_ot) February 8, 2021

#OccupyLekkiTollGate no justice, no reopening! pic.twitter.com/nTZ93HKwL4

— oresanwo akintunde (@Ziggies12) February 8, 2021

So much love this Generation of Young Nigerians of which I’m part of..We #OccupyLekkiTollGate Until our demands are being met and Justice Served!✊✊

— Brownie⭕ (@OG_buikem) February 8, 2021

Justice restores Dignity. The fallen would rest in peace when Justice prevails. #EndSARS #OccupyLekkiTollGate #WeAreNotWhoWeUseToBe pic.twitter.com/QNN0aCTG28

— Mr.Reason (@ReasonEugene) February 8, 2021