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#EndSARS: US Shuts Consulate In Lagos

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Ganiyat Ganiyu 

The United States has shut down its consulate in Lagos State over the #ENDSARS protests.

The US embassy and consulate made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement said, “Multiple demonstrations are ongoing across Nigeria – to include areas within the consular districts of Abuja and Lagos.

“Although most demonstrations are peaceful, some have become violent and have shut down major thoroughfares and bridges.

“Some police stations have been targeted.

“Lagos State closed all schools indefinitely as of October 19 due to protests and implemented a 24-hour curfew starting at 4:00 p.m. on October 20. Consulate General Lagos is closed for the rest of today and tomorrow.’’

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