Following widespread condemnation of Seiya, Tinubu, son of All Progressives Congress leader Bol Tinubu, revealed why his company decided to turn off billboards on Tuesday before soldiers began shooting at protesters in Lekki.
Seiyi, who owns Loatsad Promomedia Limited, the company in charge of billboards, said he turned off the billboard at the Lecchi toll station at the request of the state governor.
Nigerians were outraged by the decision to turn off the billboard, which they claimed was part of a plot to attack demonstrators at a toll station in Lekki.
According to eyewitnesses, soldiers opened fire on #EndSARS protesters after a billboard was removed on Tuesday night. But Loatsad Promomedia said in a statement to Instagram that he had no ulterior motive for this action. The company said:
“When the EndSars and Say No to Police Cruelty protests started from day one, we fully supported the movement and used all our platforms to promote messages (I believe promoters can verify this information) as we thought. in reason. “When the curfew was declared on Tuesday, we heard the warnings from the governor and did not want our staff to be in any danger, so by 15:00 our staff were ordered to leave the area and the council was closed. based on the Governor’s request for a curfew.
“We had no idea what was about to happen, and we are experiencing the same pain, pain and shock due to the unfolding events, and our hearts and prayers go to the victims and families of this wicked act.” The company said it believes in the #EndSARS movement, adding that this was the beginning of the changes needed to move the country forward.