LEKKI: SANWO-OLU YET TO HAND OVER CAMERA FOUND BY FASHOLA TO #ENDSARS PANEL, SAYS ADEGBORUWA

Written by on February 8, 2021

A SENIOR ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA (SAN) AND REPRESENTATIVE OF CIVIL SOCIETY ON THE LAGOS STATE JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY PROBING THE ALLEGED KILLING OF #ENDSARS PROTESTERS BY SOLDIERS AT THE LEKKI TOLLGATE, EBUN-OLU ADEGBORUWA, HAS REVEALED THAT THE CAMERA FOUND BY THE MINISTER OF WORKS AND HOUSING, BABATUNDE FASHOLA, HAS NOT BEEN HANDED OVER TO THE PANEL.

FASHOLA, HAD ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2020, WHILE CONDUCTING A TOUR OF THE TOLL PLAZA ALONGSIDE GOVERNORS AND MINISTERS FROM THE SOUTH-WEST, DISCOVERED A CAMERA AT THE TOLL PLAZA FIVE DAYS AFTER THE ALLEGED SHOOTING OF #ENDSARS PROTESTERS BY SOLDIERS.

THE MINISTER GAVE THE CAMERA TO THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR, WHO PROMISED TO HAND IT OVER TO THE PANEL.

BUT ADEBORUWA LAMENTED THAT OVER THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DISCOVERY OF THE CAMERA, IT WAS YET TO BE HANDED OVER TO THE PANEL AS PROMISED.

HE SAID THIS WHILE STATING REASONS FOR HIS DISSENTING OPINION ON AN APPLICATION BY LEKKI CONCESSION COMPANY TO TAKE OVER TOLL PLAZAS ONE AND TWO FOR INSURANCE CLAIMS AND TO MAINTAIN SECURITY THREAT.


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