The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has responded to the killings of peaceful protesters at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night, promising justice for them all.
Tweeting his condolences on late on Wednesday, the vice president said, “My heart goes out to all the victims of the Lekki shootings, and also the policemen and all other men and women who lost their lives in the past few days in different parts of Lagos & other states.”
He said, “I spoke to some of those in hospital. The pain of these terrible events is palpable in our towns and cities, and some losses are irreplaceable, but we can and will get justice for all of them.
“I stand with Lagos & all other affected states in these trying times.
We pray we will never see a repeat of these tragedies in Jesus name. God bless you all.”
There has been wide spread condemnation over the killing of unarmed protesters in Lagos on Tuesday night with Amnesty International reporting that 12 people were killed.