Mohbad: Lagos Police confirm teargas deployment at Lekki


By Efe Onodjae

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday confirmed that its men deployed teargas at Lekki Phase 1 on September 21, to disperse a crowd at the toll gate.

This was revealed on the official page of the Lagos State Police Command’s handle, signed by the Command Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin.

Recall that reports emerged yesterday of an alleged incident in which tear gas was deployed by the Lagos State Police in the Lekki area, resulting in injuries to some individuals.

The statement issued by the command reads: “The Lagos State Police Command is fully aware of false narratives making the rounds in relation to the dispersal of crowds at the Lekki Toll Gate yesterday, September 21, 2023.

“It is instructive to note that the Lagos State Police Command had an agreement with the organizers of the candlelight procession that the procession was to end at 8 pm latest and should terminate at Muri Okunola, Victoria Island. It was clearly stated, for…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper