Summon Fashola Over Lekki Tollgate Camera – #EndSARS Lawyer Tells Panel




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Mr Adesina Ogunlana, an #EndSARS protesters’ , has asked Lagos State Judicial Panel Inquiry to summon Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister Works and Housing, PUNCH reports.

The panel is probing the alleged killing protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate October 20.

Ogunlana told the retired Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel that Fashola must be summoned to explain the circumstances in which he found a camera at the tollgate five days after the shooting incident.

According to Ogunlana, the visit to the tollgate October 25 when Fashola found a camera “suggests an intrusion” into the evidence the October 20 shootings.

Ogunlana said this Saturday while cross-examining the Director of the Lekki Concession Company, operator of the Lekki tollgate, Mr Abayomi Omomuwa.

Ogunlana had asked Omomuwa if he was aware that “on October 25, the Governor of Lagos State brought some to visit the tollgate?” to which, Omomuwa said he only read in the news.

Omomuwa further told Ogunlana that he was not present during the visit because he does not report to the Lagos .

Then Ogunlana asked him, “Where is that camera that the minister, popularly known as Agent Fash, removed?” And in , Omomuwa said, “I don’t know.”

However, counsel for LCC, Rotimi Seriki, objected to Ogunlana asking the MD that question.

Replying to Seriki, the #EndSARS protesters’ said the issue was crucial to his case and asked if the panel had issued a summon on Fashola.

But the panel , Justice Okuwobi, told Ogunlana that he would have to follow the proper procedure if he wanted Fashola’s appearance before the panel.

Then, hitting that he would be requesting that Fashola be summoned, Ogunlana said, “I wouldn’t know if is too early for me to apply for Minister Fashola to appear before the panel to assist ?”

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