Anthony Joshua and Odion Ighalo blast Nigerian Government after the Lekki toll gate shooting
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and boxing champ Anthony Joshua have condemned the Nigerian
government following reports that soldiers opened fire on peaceful protesters in Lagos.
Nigerians have been demonstrating nationwide every day for nearly two weeks against a police unit called
the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)
The unit was disbanded on October 11 but the protests have persisted and at least two people were shot
In a Twitter post, the Nigerian Army said no soldiers were at the scene of the shooting.
World heavyweight champion Joshua has called for change while Ighalo, released a video message
criticizing the country’s government.