Peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza were shot at by military men on the 20th of October, 2020.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has come under fire for deploying soldiers in the Lekki toll plaza who shot at unarmed protesters, injuring many.
In reaction, Osinbajo said,
“My heart goes out to all the victims of the Lekki shootings, and also the policemen and all other men and women who lost their lives in the past few days in different parts of Lagos and other states.”
Reacting to the statement, Frank Edoho quoted the VP’s tweet and wrote:
“With your impeccable speaking talent you have managed to be quiet throughout the tragedies of #endsars only to mutter the words, My heart goes out. Your heart goes out. Your heart na lantern?
“You are one of the true disappointments we have seen this year.”