Elliot Ovadje & Chidinma Okere
Residents of Otodo-Gbame, were brutalized while protesting at the Lagos state House of Assembly, over the demolition of their homes, and places of livelihood by the Lagos State Government. 158 protesters (155 men and 3 women) were arrested yesterday the 16th of November 2017.
Happenings.com.ng reached out to the PPRO Lagos Command, Mr Famous Cole, who confirmed to us that 168 protesters were arrested for disturbing public peace. At the time of filing this report, all attempts to reach officials of the Nigerian Slum/Informal Settlement Federation, to confirm the latest development has been unsuccessful.