#EndSARS: We are ready to show Lekki shootings footage, LCC tells panel




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The Management the Lekki Concession has expressed readiness to show the footage the shootings # protesters at the Lekki toll gate by soldiers.

 

The Head the Legal Department LCC, Mr Gbolahan Agboluwaje, made this known when he appeared before the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for of SARS and related abuses and Other Matters on Friday.

 

Agboluwaje noted that the footage of the October 20 shootings of the # protesters by the soldiers is available.

He said there are hours of recordings on the CCTV footage.

He said the LCC received a summons from the panel on Wednesday, to appear before it, present the October 20 footage, an investigation and any other document.

He clarified that while the “LCC is prepared to air the footage before the panel” but no investigative or document is available.

“We have the footage. We do not have an investigation because we know that investigations are ongoing and we have not been able to provide any document.

“We had a very short notice and we brought what we were able to lay our hands on,” he added.

Agboluwaje also told the panel that due to the short notice of the summoning, the of LCC, Abayomi Omomuwa, would not be able to testify.

 

He explained that this is because the was yet to hire an external counsel to represent the MD.

However, Omomuwa had been sworn-in to give evidence before the panel.

Responding, the Chairman of the nine-man panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi (Retd.), granted Agboluwaje’s request for a short adjournment.

Okuwobi noted that the of the day for the panel was to visit the locus (scene of the Lekki Shooting) and to have proceedings based on findings from the visit.

“We were initially to take note of what we see at the locus and today’s proceedings was to be subsequent to what we see there.

“The panel will arise very shortly to visit the locus. The panel noted that it is required of the witness to have a counsel of choice. We will not take the proceedings of the visit of the locus until then,” she said.

 

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