A Nigerian man has shared the story of how he suffered the attack at the Lekki toll gate.
The man identified said being a professional swimmer saved him from armed men who he described as soldiers.
He said he jumped in to the river when he saw that the alleged soldiers had killed two men he was working with.
However, he added that the armed men shot inside the water to make sure that he didn’t survive the chilling incident.
He conclude by saying he would have been dead if he didn’t know how to swim.
“The soldiers came with 6 trucks & 2 ammo tanks ” – the swimmer said.
He said despite jumping inside the water to escape, the soldiers still allegedly fired 7 live bullets into the water to kill me