I encourage the government to engage in a good-faith dialogue with civil society to address these long-standing grievances and work together for a more just and inclusive Nigeria,” he added.

Former Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has also condemned the Lekki shooting.

Even though SARS has since been scrapped by the presidency in the wake of the nationwide protests, the protesters are demanding for an execution plan and deeper, holistic police reforms.

Latest reports say gunshots are still being heard in the Lekki area.