The counsel for the #EndSARS protesters, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana has prayed to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses to order Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and 12 others to appear before it.
Brig.-Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of the 81 Division, Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island has said that he was unaware that the Nigerian Army Headquarters had described the shootings at the Lekki Tollgate as “fake news” on Twitter.
Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident and other counsels have agreed to play the closed-circuit TV footage from the October 20 Lekki shooting from 5pm.
Official of the Nigerian Army, 81 Division, Lagos, are currently giving testimony before the Lagos State Panel of Inquiry stated that the military was not informed of the change in time of the curfew before soldiers were deployed in the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020.
Officials of the Nigerian Army, 81 Division, Lagos, are currently appearing before the Lagos State Panel of Inquiry over the alleged shooting of #EndSARS peaceful protesters on October 20 at the Lekki Toll Gate.
The commanding officer of 65 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Salisu Bello, said contrary to widespread reports, soldiers did not shoot #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza on October 20, 2020, instead, it was his men that were attacked.
The Managing Director of the Lekki Concession Company, (LCC), Abayomi Omomuwasan has told the Justice Doris Okuwobi-led Judicial Panel that the company's surveillance camera stopped working at 8pm on October 20.
The management of the Lekki Concession Company, LCC has revealed its willingness to cooperate with the Lagos Judicial panel by showing the footage of events that surrounded the Lekki toll gate shootings on October 20, 2020.
Maj. Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), has stated that the videos which surfaced online showing soldiers shooting at peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza is fake and was either photoshopped or cropped.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed sadness over what it described as the “unfortunate wastage of lives” of unarmed young Nigerians who were protesting at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos.