Soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality at Lekki Toll Gate which resulted in casualties and a few deaths recorded.
The incident has sparked widespread outrage on social media as several celebs across the world ask the Nigerian government to listen to the voices of the protesters. In light of this, two influential Nigerian actresses, Funke Akindele and Ufoumma McDermott have lamented over the incident on social media.
Funke took to Instagram to write; ‘Please Ceasefire’ while her colleague Ufoumma McDermott took an emotional approach, “I can hear gunshots from my house!!! Tag everyone who should know this. I’m told they are shooting in the air. We begged you @jidesanwoolu we begged you. This is on you !!!!”