Nigerians who were protesting at the Lekki toll gate area of Lagos State, Nigeria ‘s commercial zone, were targeted by Nigerian Army troops on Tuesday, October 20. The assault resulted in some demonstrators being killed, while others were wounded.
In reaction to the Lekki Massacre, youths in Aba picked up arms and took to the streets to demonstrate.
As tweeted by @Emakagift
#EndPoliceBrutality The Nigerian Youths in Aba with the experience of Police and Military brutality said they won’t protest anymore without defensive mechanisms against #PoliceBrutality. They are protesting peaceful in Aba with their defensive tools #EndSARS pic.twitter.com/mRzhsI8UOA
— Emeka Gift (@EmekaGift) October 22, 2020