In the wake of the pandemonium that preceded a peaceful protest that called for an end to police brutality and saw some young Nigerian’s pay the ultimate price, Alex Ekubo, has called for the immortalization of the fallen comrades.
According to him , Lekki Toll Plaza should be renamed ‘Lekki Memorial’ in what he described would be in memory to those who died for the cause.
The actor also suggested that it should be made toll-free
He had written on Twitter ;
Lekki Toll Plaza, should be renamed Lekki Memorial Way… & be made Toll Free… in Honor of our fallen comrades…https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?creatorScreenName=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.twitter.com%2Felitetatafo&dnt=true&embedId=twitter-widget-0&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1319637567554375681&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.yabaleftonline.ng%2Fendsars-lekki-toll-plaza-should-be-renamed-lekki-memorial-in-memory-of-our-fallen-comrades-actor-alex-ekubo%2F&siteScreenName=yabaleftonline&theme=light&widgetsVersion=ed20a2b%3A1601588405575&width=550px
On the night of 20 October 2020, Armed men dressed in Nigeria military uniform, shot at unarmed protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria.