Police deploy operatives to Lekki toll gate

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The Police have dispatched teams of operatives along the Lekki corridor ahead of Saturday’s End SARS protest at the toll gate.

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Police Command confirmed the deployment.

“CSP Yinka Egbeyemi is presently leading a team of police officers on a show of force to (Admiralty Plaza) Obalende, Ikoyi, Jakande Roundabout, and other areas in Eti Osa,” RRS tweeted Friday night.

The Police department said this was “part of efforts to deter crime as well as boost the morale of officers in the areas”.

Two opposing camps – #OccupyLekkiTollGate and #DefendLagos – are separate protests on Saturday.

The call for Saturday’s protest commenced after the nine-member of the Lagos Panel of Inquiry approved the reopening of the toll plaza.

The , Doris Okuwobi and four others ruled in favour of another by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC).