The year 2020 will be remembered in Nigeria as millions of youths took to the streets to demand an end to police brutality in the country.
The protest was tagged EndSARS protest and it has been a defining moment in the history of Nigeria. It was the first time in years that youths have taken to the streets and made their demands known to the government.
The EndSARS protest garnered international recognition as celebrities, public figures, businessmen all root for the protest.
But not all went well with the protest as many alleged that authorities used security officers and killed innocent protesters at Lekki Tollgate on 20th October, 2020. The Lekki massacre has shocked many people both here in Nigeria and abroad.
Government on their part have denied such allegations and maintained that security operatives did not shoot anybody in Lekki on that day. The Lekki massacre was what brought an abrupt end to the peaceful EndSARS protest.
The Lekki massacre has indeed divided Nigerians as some believe that the alleged massacre did actually happened. While Others are of the believe that the alleged massacre did not actually happened, that it was just a lie been perpetrated by some mischevious elements.
The argument put forward by the people that did not believe that the massacre happened, was that no credible evidence has been presented, that confirmed that the massacre did actually happened.
Popular cartoonist Mustapha Bulama has released another cartoon about the EndSARS protest. Bulama has depicted in his cartoon that one year after the EndSARS protest, there is still no evidence of Lekki massacre.
Credit: Facebook / Bulama's Cartoons
On Wednesday 20th October, 2021 a memorial was held to remember the victims of the Lekki massacre by the those that believe that the massacre did actually happened.
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