The Nigerian Military deployed no fewer than seven vans to the Lekki Tollgate on twentieth of October, the day unarmed #EndSARS protesters had been allegedly shot by the navy.
A CCTV footage of the incident which was performed by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS Associated Abuses and Different Issues, revealed this.
The footage was performed on Saturday previous to the cross-examination of Brig.-Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of the 81 Division, Navy Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island.
The footage was performed earlier than a packed viewers on the panel, and the timestamp within the video confirmed folks working from the neighborhood of Oriental Resort in direction of the course of the tollgate within the Lekki space at 6.43pm.
At 6.45pm, the navy arrived and no less than seven vans are seen within the footage.
At 6.53pm, lights appeared to have been turned off on the tollgate facility and the footage started enjoying in a blurry black and white video.
At 6.55pm, the navy drove by means of the tollgate and at 6.57pm, flashes of gunfire might be seen within the footage.
At 7.09pm, the protesters seemed to be surrounded on all sides by the navy autos which had flashing lights.
Earlier throughout proceedings, the Chairman of the panel, retired Justice Doris Okuwobi famous that throughout the listening to of Nov. 6, 20-hours value of footage offered by the Lekki Concession firm (LCC) was given to Mr Adeshina Ogunlana, the lawyer for the #EndSARS protesters.
Okuwobi famous that the lawyer had on that day knowledgeable the panel that he would sift by means of the footage and choose the parts that may be related to his case.
Responding, Ogunlana informed the panel that he had watched the footage and had famous the elements of the video which can be of curiosity to him.
“LCC has furnished us with the footage and we’ve got taken our time to succeed in out to the counsel of LCC and the Lagos State Authorities.
“We agreed that topic to their acceptance, all we watched is identical till 5pm and we should always restrict viewing from 5pm to 7.59pm when the tape ended,” Ogunlana stated.
The counsel for LASG, Mr Abiodun Owonikoko (SAN) aligned his views with Ogunlana’s submission.
“The related parts of the footage which is from 5pm to 7.59pm must be considered,” he stated.