The Lagos State Government has denied its involvement in the attack on Lekki Toll Gate ENDSARS protesters.
Military personnel had on Tuesday evening opened fire on unarmed protesters at the Lekki tollgate, Eti-Osa Local Government.
The government in a statement signed by the state commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso also said it has ordered for a full investigation into the shooting.
It read; “There have been reports of shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza, following the 24-hour curfew imposed on Lagos State to stop criminals who hid under the #EndSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
“The State Government has ordered an investigation into the incident.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised the security agents not to arrest anyone on account of the curfew, which he urges residents to observe for the peaceful atmosphere we all cherish.
“He advises Lagosians to remain calm and not allow criminals, who have hijacked the noble protest of our gallant youths, to succeed in their evil plan of turning our dear state upside down.
“The Governor will do everything within his power to ensure that the lives of all Lagosians are protected at all times.”