A Nigerian video director has broken down in tears as she narrates how she was brutalized by soldiers in Lagos.
Cynthia Philip Cynthia Philip, a video director, has accused Nigerian soldiers of brutality. In a video shared to her Instagram account, Cynthia was in tears as she narrated how she was at Obalende, Lagos, to help her mum who sells noodles there. She said she was trying to help her mum get her load and take them to the house when some soldiers attacked her and began flogging her. She said they asked her to run but she explained that she needed to help her mum. They refused to listen, she claimed, and beat her even more, leaving her with injuries. Sharing the video, she wrote: “Am done accepting this is a normal life style, am so done things like this needs to stop they need to stop, “Every frickin time an incident happens in obalende the so called soldiers who claim to be our so called protector comes out to do the opposite of it when the so called bad boys are done with their atrocities they take the hanger and put it on the market sellers they start beating and chasing everyone like they don’t know the difference between the people doing the bad things and people passing by or selling something “Tonight I stand against army brutality towards civilians #ithastostop #iamdoneacceptingthislifestyle @instablog9ja @tundeednut, @hustlersquare. pls repost this thanks.”