#ENDSARS: I Was Crying My Eyes Out, Hearing the Gunshots From Our House – Adesua Etomi Recounts
Award winning Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, has joined Nigerians who are commemorating one year anniversary of EndSARS Lekki Toll Gate massacre.
You would recall that on October 20, 2020, armed military officers opened fire on unarmed EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate who were calling for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad due to the incessant brutality by officials of the group on civilians.
Sharing her memories of the incident that received global attention after lives were lost, properties destroyed, and hundreds left injured, Adesua Etomi on her Instagram page disclosed that at the time, she was 6-months pregnant with her child.
Adesua Etomi who is the wife of popular singer and music executive, Adesua Etomi recalled how she was cried her eyes out while hearing the gunshots from her house.
“I can never forget this day. I was 6 months pregnant, crying my eyes out, hearing the gunshots from our house.
Sitting in the darkness out of fear. I can’t possibly imagine how terrifying it must have been for those at the toll gate.
I can never forget. For the lives lost throughout the protests, I will never forget.”