LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s Lagos state governor said on Wednesday that one person had died at a Lagos hospital after a shooting in the suburb of Lekki, but it was unclear if the person had been a protester.
Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu said in a tweet that a person had died at Reddington Hospital in Lagos due to blunt force trauma to the head.
“This is an isolated case. We are still investigating if he was a protester,” he said.
In a televised speech earlier in the day, Sanwo-Olu described the shooting as people protested against police brutality on Tuesday night as among the “darkest hours from our history as a people.”
Reporting By Libby George; Editing by Andrew Heavens and Alex Richardson
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