Lekki: Police Shoot Protesters Holding Flag – Says Petitioner

A #EndSARS nonconformist, Samuel Isah, has described how a youngster with the Nigerian banner in his grasp was purportedly felled by discharges terminated by police officers at the Lekki tollbooth in Lagos the evening of October 20.

Isah, in an appeal recorded before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry, stated, “That youngster was hit by a projectile in his mind and passed on quickly, tumbling to the street with the Nigerian banner in his grasp.”

He said not long before at that point, he had seen how “another youngster in his late twenties” was executed by the shot discharged by the police.”

As indicated by Isah, the cops wearing their uniform, just as another man wearing white local clothing showed up at the tollbooth in a police van around 11.30pm and “started to take shots straightforwardly at dissenters.”

“At the point when they quit shooting, I joined different dissenters to convey the dead youngster and took his body near the cops that were shooting and let them know in a noisy voice, ‘You have executed this young fellow’.

“They started shooting once more. I ran with others to the Lekki Phase 1 Roundabout for security,” Isah said in the affirmation he submitted to the resigned Justice Doris Okuwobi-drove board last Saturday.

He said toward the beginning of the day of October 21, he went to Reddington Hospital, Lekki Phase 1 “where a large portion of the harmed dissenters were accepting treatment” adding that at the clinic, “I saw a dead dissident on a bed put on the floor of the medical clinic.”

Isah said he had a recorded meeting he led with a considerable lot of the harmed dissidents on his cell phone and had appended it to his request.

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He said he had additionally presented another video film taken with his telephone of how warriors, prior around 6.45pm, showed up the tollbooth and started shooting and executed nonconformists.

He stated, “We were plunking down, the officers moved toward us and they were furnished. When the troopers crossed the Lekki tollbooth, they started to shoot, some into the air and some into the middle of dissenters.

“While I plunked down out and about, I had the option to begin a video recording on my telephone.”

Isah said in his affirmation that since Lekki shooting occurrence “I have been encountering mental injury dependent on the encounters of that day.”

However, the Nigerian Army had reliably denied murdering any dissenter during the tollbooth shootings.

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