#EndSARS: Nigerian Army deployed at least seven vehicles to Lekki tollgate – CCTV

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army deployed at least seven vehicles to Lekki tollgate – CCTV

Seven alleged victims of the October 20 shooting in Lekki have

The Nigerian army deployed no less than seven military trucks in Lekki Tollgate on the night of October 20, the day unarmed #EndSARS protesters were allegedly shot by the military.


Journalists report that this was revealed by CCTV footage of the incident that was reproduced by the Lagos State Judicial Investigative Panel for the Restitution of Victims of Abuse and Other SARS-Related Matters.

The images were played on Saturday before the brigadier general’s questioning. Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of the 81st Division, Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island.

The footage was played before a packed audience on the panel, and the timestamp on the video showed people running from the vicinity of the Oriental Hotel towards the direction of the tollbooth in the Lekki area at 6.43pm.

At 6.45 pm, the military arrived and at least seven trucks are seen in the images.

At 6.53pm, the lights appeared to have gone out at the toll gate facility and the images began to play in blurry black and white video.

At 6.55 p.m. M., The military crossed the toll and at 6.57 p. M., Flashes of gunshots could be seen in the images.

At 7.09 pm, the protesters appeared to be surrounded on all sides by military vehicles that had flashing lights.

Earlier during the proceedings, the chairman of the panel, retired judge Doris Okuwobi, had noted that during the November 6 hearing, 20-hour footage presented by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) was delivered to Mr. for protesters from #EndSARS.

Okuwobi noted that the attorney had informed the panel that day that he would examine the images and select the parts that would be relevant to his case.

In response, Ogunlana told the panel that he had seen the images and noted the parts of the video that interest him.

“LCC has provided us with the images and we have taken our time to communicate with LCC attorneys and the Lagos State government.

“We agreed that, subject to your acceptance, everything we saw is the same until 5 pm and we should limit viewing from 5 pm to 7.59 pm when the tape ended,” Ogunlana said.

LASG’s attorney, Mr. Abiodun Owonikoko (SAN), aligned his views with Ogunlana’s presentation.

“You should see the relevant parts of the footage that goes from 5:00 pm to 7:59 pm,” he said.

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