The widely adjudged peaceful protest embarked upon by Nigeria youths has now turned bloody following the deployment of the troops to major cities.
Recall the protest that started barely a week ago was adjudged a peaceful one by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also commended the youths for their peaceful conduct during the protest.
However, following the 24-hour curfew declared by governor Babajide on Lagos State to stop criminals who hid under the #EndSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens Sanwo-Olu there has been report of shooting around Lekki Toll Plaza.
Another report had it that a number of persons have been shot dead around Mushin in Lagos.
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The former First Lady of the United States, Hillary Clinton has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure safety of lives of the Nigeria youths.
She made this known via her official Twitter handle.
Below is her statement;
@HillaryClinton: I’m calling on @mbuhari and the @hqnigerianarmy to stop killing young #EndSARS protesters. #StopNigeriaGovernment
However, the State Government has ordered an investigation into the incident.
“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised the security agents not to arrest anyone on account of the curfew, which he urges residents to observe for the peaceful atmosphere we all cherish.