Lekki Toll Gates: Nigeria Army Killed Unarmed End Sars Protesters- Lagos Panel Reports

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The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Lekki toll gates shooting, SARS-related abuses and other matters has established that the Nigeria Army shot and killed unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020.

The panel’s findings were disclosed in its report submitted to the Lagos State government.

According to the panel, the Nigeria Army “was invited for intervention in the State and was deployed to Lekki Toll Gate on the 20th of October 2020.

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At the Lekki Toll Gate, officers of the Nigerian Army shot, injured and killed unarmed helpless and defenseless protesters, without provocation or justification, while they were waving the Nigerian Flag and singing the National Anthem and the manner of assault and killing could in context be described as a massacre.

The Panel also found that the conduct of the Nigerian Army was exacerbated by its refusal to allow ambulances render medicaly assistance to victims who required such assistance.

“The Army was also found not to have adhered to its own Rules of Engagement.

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”The panel also “found that the Nigerian Police Force deployed its officers to the Lekki Toll Gate on the night of the 20th October, 2020 and between that night and the morning of the 21st of October, 2020, its officer shot at, assaulted and battered unarmed protesters, which led to injuries and deaths.

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