ICYMI: #EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Visits Lekki Tollgate

The Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry which was set up by the Lagos State Government to probe police brutality and high-handedness of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Friday visited the Lekki tollgate.

Protesters tagged #EndSARS had converged on the tollgate for about 13 days before they were forcefully dispersed by soldiers.

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There are also reports that some of the protesters were killed by the soldiers who stormed the tollgate on October 20, 2020, but no clear evidence has been produced.

On Friday, Doris Okuwobi, chairperson of the panel, led her team to the scene of the shooting, which attracted global attention, TheCable reports.

The Managing Director, Lekki Concession Company (LCC), Yomi Omomuwansa, took the panel on an inspection tour of the tollgate.

He said most of their equipment was damaged by suspected hoodlums after the shooting incident.


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