A Reporter Beaten And Arrested By Policemen At Lekki Toll Gate

One of the video journalists of Legit.ng, Abisola Alawode, was on Tuesday, October 20, picked up by police officers at the Lekki Toll Gate.

Abisola, as his duty demands, was at the scene doing a live video of the situations around the toll gate following information of a planned protest to mark the first anniversary of the EndSARS march.

However, officers asked journalists to put their tags on their chest and when he was about doing that, they seized some of his items and dragged him into their van.

Speaking with other journalists who were covering the development, Alawode disclosed that he cannot see properly with one of his eyes because he was beaten in the patrol van.

He added that items in his possession that identify him as a newsman have been seized by the same officers.

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