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Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by ikorodureporta: 7:31am On Oct 22, 2020
Lekki: I spoke truth to power before attack on TVC, says Afolabi-Brown

The host of breakfast programme, Your View, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, said she had a premonition that Wednesday’s programme would be her last at Television Continental.

Afolabi-Brown said in a Facebook post on Wednesday night that she was glad she spoke truth to power before hoodlums burnt down TVC office in the Ketu area of Lagos State this morning.

Afolabi-Brown was on air when the hoodlums besieged the station.

Narrating the event of the day, she wrote, “Many have asked this question today. The truth is, we understood our responsibility to our audience to speak.

“I told the ladies yesterday (Tuesday). I said, ‘Tomorrow’s show (today) is likely to be our last show for many reasons.’ I said, ‘We may be attacked or even fired but we must speak the truth to power.’

“I’m so glad I said these words because one of it actually happened.


“It will go down in history that when the chips were down, the ladies of YourView did not back down. We spoke up. I’m glad we did. God bless the new Nigeria of our dreams. #anewnigeria”

The TV presenter accompanied the post with a video showing her final moments on the programme on Wednesday morning when she questioned the attack by soldiers on Lekki #EndSARS protesters on Tuesday night.

She had said, “Good morning. Yesterday (Tuesday), Lagos was practically mourning the death of many.

“On our governor’s watch, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, armed men, soldiers shot at innocent protesters at Lekki.

“There were hotspots in Lagos, we had in Ajegunle, Orile Iganmu, Mushin where hoodlums took to the streets to destroy properties and attack others (but) the military did not go there. They went where peaceful protesters were sitting.

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“Nigerians have a lot of questions today. So many questions:

“How do we have military in our state and we have no control over them?

“Who ordered the alleged removal of CCTV cameras?

“Why was there a blackout yesterday?

“That’s our conversation today. We want answers. We know our leaders are watching today. Call in, speak truth to power,” she had urged her viewers.

Afolabi-Brown, who said the hoodlums entered in a van, had asked to go on a commercial break.

The station had since then been stuck.

Videos online confirmed by workers at the station said the assailants set fire to the station over its connection to a former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu.

Tragedy struck when security operatives, in a bid to disperse #EndSARS protesters, opened fire on the teeming youths at the Lekki tollgate around 7pm on Tuesday.

#EndSARS protesters have been demonstrating against police brutality and extrajudicial killings at the Lekki tollgate for about two weeks.

Similar demonstrations have been staged in different parts of the state and the country while hoodlums had hijacked the protests in some cities including Lagos.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had imposed a 24-hour curfew to stem the tide of the growing violence.

However, some protesters did not vacate the Lekki tollgate which was the epicentre of the protests.

Though the governor said one victim died in a Lagos hospital but eyewitnesses said about seven persons died in Tuesday attack by the troops.

Tuesday night attack has been condemned locally and internationally.

Source: https://punchng.com/lekki-i-spoke-truth-to-power-before-attack-on-tvc-says-afolabi-brown/

Many have asked this question today. The truth is, we understood our responsibility to our audience to speak. I told the ladies yesterday, I said, “tomorrow’s show (today) is likely to be our last show for many reasons”. I said, we may be attacked or even fired but we must speak the truth to power”. I’m so glad I said these words because one of it actually happened. It will go down in history that when the chips were down, the ladies of YourView did not back down. We spoke up. I’m glad we did. God bless the new Nigeria of our dreams. #anewnigeria

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by ikorodureporta: 7:38am On Oct 22, 2020
Life can just tumble at any point in time.
All those staff - presenters from news desk, entertainment, sports, etc with their swag, suddenly lost their source of joy

I wonder how the Lagos office go bounce back

that Sandra go dey happy now

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by punisha: 8:44am On Oct 22, 2020
We Wish her the best. She will definitely land a better job.
Tokunbo of Arise TV is another journalist we need to commend.
Thunder faya channels news that keep awarding themselves tv of the year.

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by ignis: 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
If you speak the truth you die, If you lie, you also die.
So why not speak the truth?

I pray she gets rewarded here on earth with a better paying job and hereafter.

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by ecolime(m): 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
God saved you guys yesterday. You should forever thank God for saving your lives.

Was watching the show when it happened.

When you work for a greedy Politican, it's bound to happen. Just dust your CV and look for job elsewhere when all these is over.

BTW, curse be on all criminals robbing and vandalizing properties. You are as worse as the evil Policians and may you never know peace.

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Youconaleey: 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
‪“We Don’t want” Bamaso “ Youths shout loud to President Muhammad Buhari ... ��‬


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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Lanretoye(m): 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
what did you spoke o

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Nobody: 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by datola: 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
Hmmm... It's stupidity to burn down, whether by arson or by mouth people's places of liflihood all in the name of it belongs to Tinubu.

Do branches of some banks allegedly burn down also belong to Tinubu?

We are the enemies of ourselves.

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by rainerboy1010: 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
Issorite
Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by dapsoneh: 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
If this agitation is truly for revolution, then not only Tinubu should go down. All those who brought us to this point should go down with him. All their investment must be destroyed

Babangida( canceled June 12)
Obasanjo (for his atrocities during military and democratic regimes)
Buhari( for present mess)
Goodluck Jonathan( brought evil people including Diezani to rule us)
Rochas Amechi
Peter Odili
Rochas Okorocha
Gbenga Daniel
Fayose
Aregebsola
Orji Kali
Abdusalam
All the top military guys that work for them
All the Obas that have joined partisan politics
Oyinlola
All those that led us to this point including their children, wives, investment and all they live for

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by TOPCRUISE(m): 11:17am On Oct 22, 2020
Truth. Everybody is claiming to say the truth. We don't know who is lying. Now that people we thought were shot in Lekki are coming up one by one saying that they are alive we don't know which is truth and which is lie

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Tab4kids(f): 11:18am On Oct 22, 2020
embarassed

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by tophumble(m): 11:18am On Oct 22, 2020
The truth shall set you free
Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Omezif(m): 11:18am On Oct 22, 2020
God can spoke to somebody about what may favour or against the person or situation to happend at six hour to come and the person is too weak to understand or understand but can't do anything because the situation is beyond him/her.
Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Caseless: 11:18am On Oct 22, 2020
What's she trying to say? No justifications for the attacks on people's properties.

Those idiots have created more problems trying to solve one. People have been put out of jobs by that actions.

How this became about Tinubu, I don't know.

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by brexit: 11:18am On Oct 22, 2020
The Yoruba has lost their sense of unity for the first time




It is very bad for them

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Openbusiness: 11:19am On Oct 22, 2020
“On our governor’s watch, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, armed men, soldiers shot at innocent protesters at Lekki."
Quote of the Year

Governor Sanwo Olu knew the soldiers would be at Lekki Tollgate that night. If he didn't know, he won't have been making that comment that Forces beyond their control etc. They went to kill people because of tollgate money they want to be collecting. I think now they have burnt down the useless tollgate, they should go and collect tollgate money from the graveyard of the unarmed peaceful protesters they assisted the demons from Abuja to murder in cold blood. Tinubu should forget Lagos in 2023. They had the choice of standing with the people or standing with the Abuja demons and they betrayed the people for 30 pieces of Tollgate money. Shame on ACN, they have lost focus inside that evil party APC. Even if na AD or ADP will take over, no wahala but Sanwo should just know he is the last APC Governor of Lagos. APC and PDP should go to hell. Evil demons!

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by crossfm: 11:19am On Oct 22, 2020
OK mar.your voice was heard,and heard clearly.

All we are all glamouring for is a country that our children will be proud of.

A country that our kids will stay in and develop to become the pride of Africa.

A Nigeria of our dream.
Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Ademoore07(m): 11:19am On Oct 22, 2020
Very foolish woman. She always sided with APC and Buhari in every of her programme.

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Lovelies1: 11:19am On Oct 22, 2020
Since they said snake �� swallow money

We were there live when dragon �� set some part of the south Nigeria ablaze with fire


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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by FuckHomophobes: 11:19am On Oct 22, 2020
Damn
Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by lrdval: 11:19am On Oct 22, 2020
They have started what they learnt from thier slave masters. They want to use tribe and divide us. They have paid some online idiots to use Lagos incident to divide us. This is beyond you all. This is beyond tribe,Apc or Pdp. Tompolo or OBJ. We don't want any them. The youth need good government. We need these old fools to give way. If they pay you to be on sites to be talking about tribes. Shame on your generation. That 1500 or 2k they gave you will still finish

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by Tonylyte(m): 11:19am On Oct 22, 2020
What u get when u are an anti-people or makes anti-peoples policies. "Youths enter, party scatter"

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by wonuks(m): 11:20am On Oct 22, 2020
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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by prodigyy(f): 11:20am On Oct 22, 2020
You guyz know yourselves.....

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by tolakush92(m): 11:20am On Oct 22, 2020
ABEG WHERE IS SLAWORMIR
THE DAMN NIGGA

BEEN A WHILE I HEARD FROM HIM

I HOPE YOU'RE SAFE DAMN NIGGAR

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Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by topshotnista(m): 11:20am On Oct 22, 2020
Thanks for airing the truth
Re: Morayo Afolabi-Brown On Lekki: I Spoke The Truth Before Attack On TVC by iamDrRhymes(m): 11:20am On Oct 22, 2020
The truth will reveal itself soon and we shall know if she was actually telling the truth.

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