Here’s the untold story of everything that happened at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20.
Protesters and other witnesses at the toll gate claimed several people were injured and killed in the shooting.
This article was first published in PREMIUM TIMES on a clearer picture of what happened to peaceful EndSARS protesters.
First, the newspaper’s investigative team gave evidence of a body floating in the lagoon just about two kilometres from the Lekki Toll Gate.
The residents of the left side of the Lekki Toll Gate if you travelling from Victoria Island. State the truth about what happened at Lekki tollgate.
The residents also alleged that after the soldiers who initially opened fire on the protesters left the scene, police officers led by Raji Ganiyu, a chief superintendent of the police, and the Divisional Police Officer of the nearby Maroko Division, arrived the scene and continued the attack on defiant protesters who stood their ground despite the military attack.
The residents explained that when the Lekki tollgate shooting started a stampede occurred. They said some of the protesters ran into the community to take cover from the bullets flying all around them and in the process injured some of the residents of the community.
They said some of the protesters ran into the lagoon in the panic that ensued. Agboola Kapko, a fisherman who lives in the community, explained how he rescued some protesters who ran into the lagoon.