#EndSARS: Lagos State Judicial Panel confirms Nine dead, Four missing, lists 48 victims of Lekki shooting

The judicial panel set up by the Lagos government to probe cases of police brutality — including the Lekki shooting — says nine #EndSARS protesters were killed.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (left), being presented with the report of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry Report on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters by the Chairman of the Panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi (Rtd) (right) while Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) (middle) watches on during the presentation of the panel report at Lagos House, Ikeja, on Monday, November 15, 2021.
EndSARS: Lagos Panel Reveals Names Of Protesters Shot Dead In Lekki  Tollgate (Full List)

The judicial panel set up by the Lagos government to probe cases of police brutality — including the Lekki shooting — says nine #EndSARS protesters were killed.

The panel, in its 309-page report seen by TheCable, listed 48 names as casualties of the October 20, 2020 Lekki tollgate shooting.

FULL LIST: Nine Dead, Four Missing… Lagos #EndSARS Panel Lists 48 Victims  Of Lekki Shooting - Infotrust News

Out of the 48 casualties listed by the panel, 47 victims are males while one is female.

The panel also said the killing of unarmed protesters at the tollgate could be described in the context of a “massacre”.

FULL LIST: Nine dead, Four missing… Lagos #EndSARS panel lists 48 victims  of Lekki shooting – Newstrends

“It was alleged and corroborated that the soldiers had their vans parked at the Lekki Toll Gate and removed as many bodies and corpses of the fallen,” the report reads.

“One of the protesters who was shot and taken for dead, Olalekan Sanusi, who eventually escaped to narrate his ordeal and experience stated that 11 corpses were in the van where he was placed in and presumed dead.

“Miss Dabira Ayuku also corroborated the above by stating that she saw about 7 dead bodies placed in one of the military trucks at the Lekki Toll Gate on the night of 20th October, 2020.

“It was alleged and corroborated that soldiers picked bullet shells on the night of October 20 and policemen followed up in the morning of October 21 to pick bullet shells.

“Several unidentified bodies were removed by security agencies and LASEHMU (Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit) and deposited at various hospital mortuaries in Lagos state.

“Three (3) trucks with brushes underneath were brought to the Lekki Toll Gate in the morning of October 21st October, 2020 to clean up the scene of bloodstains and other evidence.

“There was abundant evidence before the panel that the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) indicated in its Twitter handle that it had effectively cleaned up the Lekki Toll Gate scene immediately after the incident of October 20, 2020.

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