Army Personnel Arrive Probe Venue, to Present Footage of Lekki Shootings

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Army Personnel Arrive Probe Venue, to Present Footage of Lekki Shootings
Nwolu Obiajulu

Army personnel attached to the 81 Division, have arrived the venue of the inquiry into the alleged shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos on October 20.

The Army had submitted the names of three Lieutenant Generals and a Lieutenant Colonel who will testify before the panel in response to invitation by the retired Justice Doris Okuwobi-headed Judicial Panel of Inquiry, Punch reports.

The probe is to take place at the Lagos Court of Arbitration.

The Army, which vehemently denied shooting at or killing any of the protesting youths, had also told the panel that it was ready to show videos capturing its activities at the tollgate on October 20 night.

Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, the Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, led the officers.

At the moment, soldiers, lawyers, journalists and other persons are in the hearing hall awaiting the arrival of the panel.

More to follow…

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