The PUNCH gathered that police officers shot indiscriminately to disperse the protesters.
One of those hit by the gunshot has been reported dead.
The protesters had since shared pictures and videos of the victims on social media.
We just lost a Nigerian to a gunshot, at the Surulere protest ????
The medical team did their best to keep him alive. The young Nigerian also put up a good fight.
— Simone ???? (@Vendor_Nigeria) October 12, 2020
— Laolao (@itz_laolao) October 12, 2020