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Alert: U.S. Consulate Lagos – #EndSARS Rally/Rememberance at Lekki- Epe Expressway
October 20, 2022

Location: Lekki- Epe Expressway

Date:  October 20, 2022

Event: A planned rally/remembrance for the anniversary of #endSARS at the Lekki-Epe expressway in Lagos is ongoing.  There have been reports of police dispersing tear gas near the Lekki toll bridge.  The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos advises U.S. citizens to avoid the area until further notice.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Carry proper identification.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Keep your cell phone charged in case of emergency.


U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
+234 (209) 461-4328 and after hours +234 (9) 461-4000 press zero.

U.S. Consulate General Lagos
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
+234 (201) 460-3400 during business hours and after-hours

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Nigeria Country Information 

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