White Paper: Lagos Rejects Claim That ‘Nine Protesters’ Killed At Lekki Tollgate

The Lagos State Government has rejected the claim by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters that nine persons were killed at the epicentre of the #ENDSARS protest at Lekki Toll gate when soldiers stormed the venue on October 20.

The government in its White Paper on the report by the panel, described the claim that nine persons were shot and killed at the Toll gate as “assumptions and speculations”.

The government said it accepted 11 out of the 32 recommendations by the panel while stating that 14 other recommendations outside the control of the state would be forwarded to the Federal government for consideration.


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