#EndSARS: We’re prepared to indicate Lekki shootings footage, LCC tells panel
The Administration of the Lekki Concession Firm has expressed readiness to indicate the footage of the shootings of #EndSARS protesters on the Lekki toll gate by troopers.
The Head of the Authorized Division of LCC, Mr Gbolahan Agboluwaje, made this identified when he appeared earlier than the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS and associated abuses and Different Issues on Friday.
Agboluwaje famous that the footage of the October 20 shootings of the #EndSARS protesters by the troopers is offered.
He stated there are hours of recordings on the CCTV footage.
He stated the LCC obtained a summons from the panel on Wednesday, to seem earlier than it, current the October 20 footage, an investigation report and every other doc.
He clarified that whereas the “LCC is ready to air the footage earlier than the panel” however no investigative report or doc is offered.
“We now have the footage. We don’t have an investigation report as a result of we all know that investigations are ongoing and we’ve got not been capable of present any doc.
“We had a really brief discover and we introduced what we had been capable of lay our palms on,” he added.
Agboluwaje additionally informed the panel that as a result of brief discover of the summoning, the Managing Director of LCC, Abayomi Omomuwa, wouldn’t have the ability to testify.
He defined that it is because the corporate was but to rent an exterior counsel to symbolize the MD.
Nonetheless, Omomuwa had been sworn-in to present proof earlier than the panel.
Responding, the Chairman of the nine-man panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi (Retd.), granted Agboluwaje’s request for a brief adjournment.
Okuwobi famous that the programme of the day for the panel was to go to the locus (scene of the Lekki Capturing) and to have proceedings based mostly on their findings from the go to.
“We had been initially to pay attention to what we see on the locus and at present’s proceedings was to be subsequent to what we see there.
“The panel will come up very shortly to go to the locus. The panel famous that it’s required of the witness to have a counsel of his selection. We is not going to take the proceedings of the go to of the locus till then,” she stated. Punch
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