In Ojota, Lagos, officers from the Lagos State Police Command shot tear gas at peaceful protesters on June 12.
The demonstrators promptly took to their heels as the fierce-looking cops neared, spraying tear gas canisters at them, according to photographs given to POLITICS NIGERIA.
At the famed Gani Fawehinmi Park, some protesters were also arrested.
Some #June12thProtest protesters have been arrested in Lagos after police dispersed them with tear gas. Officers have taken full control of Gani Fawehinmi Park. pic.twitter.com/sz9z3YGx96
— #NigerianIdol #TheVoiceNigeria June 12 Protest (@metronaija) June 12, 2021
Some Concerned Nigerians have been arrested by the @PoliceNG. We will do everything within the law to get them out. #June12thProtest
— Concerned Nigerians (@ConcernedNIG) June 12, 2021