11.18.2020

CNN releases findings from its independent investigation on Lekki toll gate shooting (Watch Video)

According to the reports from CNN, CNN released its findings from an independent investigation carried out on the October 20 shooting incident at Lekki tollgate.



CNN shared footage as it was seen that soldiers were shooting at the #EndSARS protesters who had gathered at the tollgate to press home their demands to end SARS as well as end police brutality.



The media house also spoke with some of the protesters who were at the scene when the shooting occurred. They claim the soldiers indeed fired shots at them.



CNN News also tracked the bullets shells that was seen at the Lekki toll Gate and also the Companies that produced the Nigerian Army weapons since 2005



Recall Nigeria drew global attention when military men stormed the Lekki toll plaza where #EndSARS protesters gathered and fired gunshots.



Shortly after the incident, Governor Sanwo-Olu in a press conference stated that no sitting governor controls the rules of engagement of the military.

.On October 26, the governor granted an interview to CNN where he stated that only two deaths were recorded from the incident. He added that he visited the scene the next day and couldn't find bloodstains.



On the day of the scene, the Nigerian Army took to its Twitter handle to deny claims its personnel was at the scene of the incident.



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