The EndSARS protest which has been going on for close to a week now has currently taken a different turn as hoodlums are hijacking the protests and putting lives of protesters at risk.
On Monday, complete mayhem broke out in Edo state after thugs hijacked the protest and attacked some of the protesters. This led to the Edo state imposing a 24-hour-curfew.
On Tuesday, the Lagos government has also imposed a curfew. Giving the reason for this, in a released statement, the Lagos state government wrote:
“Lives and limbs have been lost as criminals and miscreants are now hiding under the umbrella of these protests to unleash mayhem on our state. As a government that is alive to its responsibility and has shown a commitment to the movement #ENDSARS, we will not watch and allow anarchy in our dear state.”
This move has led to diverse reactions on social media, below are some: