Security agents have chased away agitators for Yoruba nation using hot water from water canon, while one was reportedly killed by a stray bullet fired by agents.
Some of the agitators, who stormed the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park, Ojota, the venue for the Yoruba rally, sang the Yoruba Nation anthem displaying banners, posters and placards containing their demands.
Participants at the rally comprising of Yoruba women and men in white attires arrived at the venue unannounced while the Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, addressed journalists.
The police suddenly showered hot water and teargas cannisters on the agitators causing the agitators to leave the venue.
A few minutes later, shots were fired to scare them further away while some of the agitators were seen getting dragged into an armoured tank by Policemen, SaharaReporters said.
In a video obtained by The Republican News, the attack by the police has claimed a life a young sales girl. She was seen lying lifeless in the pool of her blood. The eyewitnesses confirmed that she was hit by bullets fired by the Nigerian security agents.
Culled partly from SaharaReporters