- In a somber gathering of fans and celebrities at Lekki Toll Gate to honor the late singer Mohbad with a candlelight service, shocking reports and videos emerged.
- These visuals depicted the police resorting to firing tear gas at the protesters, forcefully attempting to scatter them and thwart their progress.
- In a particularly distressing video, the renowned skitmaker Oluwadolarz could be witnessed desperately struggling for breath.
- The captured moment exposed other protesters hastily fleeing from the scene, all seeking refuge from the hazardous clouds of tear gas that hung heavily in the air.
Fans and colleagues of the late Nigerian musician, Mohbad, gathered at the Lekki Phase 1 Gate in Lagos State on Thursday to voice their demands for justice in his death.
However, their protest was met with a strong response as tear gas was used to disperse them.
The protest, initiated by the late singer’s management, started at 5 pm, while a tribute concert took place at Muri Okunola Park at 8 pm.
Sharing a troubling video and update from Mohbad’s memorial event at Lekki Toll Gate, where the Skitmaker Oluwadolarz was caught on camera struggling to breathe, his eyes reddened, as he tried to clear the air from tear gas deployed during what he considered a peaceful gathering.
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In the video, a group of young protesters was captured in a frantic retreat, fleeing for safety, while the Skitmaker hastily departed, vehemently expressing his outrage at the police’s use of tear gas.
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Additional videos from the event documented the distressing moments when protesters were subjected to tear gas, causing thick clouds of smoke to engulf the area. In response to this, protesters rapidly dispersed in large numbers, seeking safety.
They strongly criticized the security personnel for deploying tear gas during what they believed to be a peaceful protest.
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