#OccupyLagos: Your Death Will Be Used To Win Award…

Leisure author and music journalist, Joey Akan has opposed the #OccupyLagos protest that’s scheduled to happen on the Lekki Tollgate on Saturday, February 13.

After the choice of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS associated abuses and different issues to return management of the Lekki Toll Gate plaza to the Lekki Concession Firm (LCC), a number of Nigerians, together with celebrities, criticized the transfer, citing that justice has not been served on the perpetrators of the shootings on October 20, 2020.

Some displeased youths additionally took to Twitter to air their displeasure over the panel’s determination and threatened to stage a protest tagged #OccupyLekkiTollGate towards the transfer.

Nonetheless, #DefendLagos, a counter-rally staged to protest towards the #OccupyLekkiTollGate is presently trending on Twitter. The poster of the counter-rally shared on social media confirmed that it’s holding on the identical venue and time because the one deliberate by the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protesters.

Talking on the matter, Akan warned Nigerians, particularly the poor, to remain at residence as they would be the ones to bear the brunt of the protest.

“And let’s be trustworthy, na the poor folks go die. Your elite protesters will sit at residence. Me too, I’ll sit at residence. Poor folks will exit and die,” he stated in one of many tweets.

The author maintained that the victims of the Lekki capturing have been principally poor folks and road touts who don’t have any household that can search justice for them.

“You realize why them no discover useless physique of murdered protesters? As a result of na principally Agbero and poor folks, na dem die that night time. Who dey discover Agbero useless physique? Who dey pursue justice for useless Agbero? Poor folks no match get justice. Speak an excessive amount of, and so they go kill you throway.”

See his tweets:

Akan’s Tweet has generated combined emotions as a selected set of individuals felt he was being a coward and has been paid to create disunity, whereas others applauded him for his well-thought-out tweet.





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