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Army, police massacred defenceless protesters at Lekki tollgate – Panel

According to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry, officers and soldiers from the Nigerian Army’s 65 Batallion, headed by Lt. Col Bello, and personnel from the Nigeria Police Force “directly and deliberately” shot and murdered peaceful protestors at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020.

The report indicting the Lagos State Government, Nigerian Army, and Police in the killing of defenseless youngsters at the Lekki Toll Gate, as well as an attempt to cover it up, was spotted by reporters.

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Army officers were dispatched to the tollgate on October 20, 2020, with blank and live ammunition to combat peaceful protestors waving national flags, according to the report. It went on to say that live rounds were fired straight at the target.

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“Nigerian police shot and killed protesters at the Toll Gate waterside after the soldiers left Lekki Toll Gate”, the panel furthered.

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution on Lekki Toll Gate shooting Incident and cases of Police brutality had on Monday submitted the report to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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After one year, Nigerian youths accused the government of massacring peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20th, 2020, the End SARS panel in the report said it discovered that the cases of death; massacre or injured protesters were credible and uncontroverted.

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