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General News of Wednesday, 14 October 2020


End SARS: Protesters defy rain, shut Lekki toll gate again

Despite the announcement that Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team will replace the now-defunct, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), protesters on Wednesday remained adamant, laying siege on the Lekki toll gate along the Lekki-Epe Expressway.

They stormed the Lekki Toll Gate section of the Lekki-Epe Expressway despite heavy downpours, reports The Nations.

They grounded vehicular traffic along the expressway, chanting “End SARS, END SWAT”, "End Police Brutality”

Several residents plying the toll gate were forced to return home because of the girdlock.

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