President Muhammadu Buhari has directed law enforcement agents to use any lawful means to bring back law and order in the affected places.
Buhari gave the order at the National Security Council meeting in Abuja Thursday.
The President’s Special Assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad made this known on his official Twitter page.
He said “Hearts are enveloped by emotions, sadness and grief for the events of the last 48hrs, may we never experience similar chaos.
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“PMB at the Security Council Meeting today, directed the law enforcement agents to use any lawful means to bring back law and order in the affected places.”
Nigerians were reportedly shot at and some killed at the Lagos Lekki toll gate on Tuesday.
There have also been several cases of vandalism in different parts of the country as the ENDSARS protests turned violent.