Sunday, November 22, 2020

British Parliament To Discuss Lekki Tollgate Incident Today

The British Parliament would today debate over the Lekki Tollgate shootings which left protesters dead and some others injured. 

The petition which was created by a certain Silas Ojo has garnered over 220,000 votes beating the required 100,000 votes for a motion to be debated by the U.K Parliament. 

According to a statement on the parliament's website, "Parliament will debate this petition on November 23, 2020. You will be able to watch online on the UK Parliament YouTube channel.”

According to the debate pack captioned “E-petition 554150, relating to Nigeria and the sanctions regime,” the Parliament equally referenced the shooting of #EndSARS demonstrators at the Lekki Toll Gate on the 20th of October, 2020 as one its press articles.

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