The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the immediate release of protesters arrested at the Lekki tollgate on Saturday.
The protesters, who defied heavy security presence, stormed the area to demonstrate against the re-opening of the toll gate.
The arrested persons were detained at Area J police command, Elemoro, Ibeju Lekki.
According to TVC, CP Odumosu ordered that about 35 persons arrested in connection to #OccupyLekkiProtest be released immediately.
PlatinumPost reports that the Lekki tollgate witnessed the shooting of protesters by soldiers during the October 2020 protest against police brutality codenamed #EndSARS.