#EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat, Block Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos State

The Lagos State Secretariat was in the early hours of Monday shut by #EndSARS protesters preventing workers from gaining access into the premises.

The protesters stormed the secretariat in the early hours of Monday and shut the premises preventing workers from entering the premises.

They locked all the entrance to the Secretariat and motorists and pedestrians were turned back from coming out and going into the premises.

The Governor’s road had remained one of the major venue where the protesters gather everyday with some even sleeping overnight to continue the protest the next day.

But on Monday, the protesters took over the entire entrance into the secretariat preventing workers from going into their offices and carrying out their daily duties unlike before.

Also, the Lagos-Epe Expressway has been blocked by the protesters in in several location including in front of Greenspring Schools and Mayfair Gardens in Awoyaya.

Other areas the protest is taking place in Lagos State are: Ajegunle, Awolowo Road, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, LASU Road, Ikorodu Road, Amuwo-Odofin and Egbe-Idimu.

The protest has not only triggered traffic congestion across Lagos State, it has also led to increase in transport fare

Currently, vehicles leaving Mainland for Island drive through Ikoyi Link Bridge towards Jakande to get to Ajah while vehicles from Ajah get stuck at Chevron Tollgate for hours before getting to Lekki Phase 1

Meanwhile, amid the protest to end SARS and the rejection of the Special Weapon and Tactic (SWAT), the Nigeria police has announced that training for personnel of the new unit kicks off today, Monday October 19.

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