Police deploy operatives to Lekki toll gate

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

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

“CSP Yinka Egbeyemi is presently leading a team of 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 his officers in the areas”.

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

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

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

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