The idea that lekki’s shooting incited violence and looting is misleading – special adviser to the president

“Orile police station had been burnt before Lekki.
“Many policemen had been burnt before Lekki.
“So, you cannot say it was Lekki that precipitated all those things.
Look at the timelines. You will discover that it had happened before Lekki, the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, spoke on the Channels Television daily programme ‘Sunrise Daily’.


He also said the country had been witnessing the killing of policemen and civilians, the burning of police stations, as well as the looting and destruction of private and public property in various parts of the country before the Lekki incident. He cited the jail breaks in Benin and Oko, the attacks on police stations and murder of police personnel in different places that happened before the alleged shooting at Lekki Toll Gate to buttress his point, saying AI’s report on the crisis was inaccurate, misplacing facts and wrong in most cases. “The prisons in Benin and Oko had been broken open before Lekki.

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