The extra-judicial killings were unwarranted because the protesters were peaceful and unarmed. Three peaceful protesters at the Pen Cinema area of Agege, Lagos, allegedly by one CSP Segun Fabunmi and Victor Okafor, the DPO of Pen Cinema police station driving a vehicle with registration number RS 101 LA. The police shot and killed after brutally torturing him on the street.
Pictures of the brutality meted out on Ademola Aderinlo have been widely circulated, the other two protesters killed in Lagos were shot when the policemen tried to disperse protesters.
In Kano, the police also killed two other peaceful protesters today at the protest rallies there. Many injuries have also been reported.
Helicopters gunships were seen hovering over the Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota, where over 150,000 gathered at the venue of the Save Nigeria Rally. All the protest rallies organised by the NLC and TUC terminated at the Gani Fawehinmi Park.