Lekki shooting: “We have records of two deaths” – Gov Sanwo-Olu tells CNN (Video)
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed that the state have record only two deaths, following the shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Tollgate last Tuesday, October 20th.
The governor in an interview with CNN journalist, Becky Anderson stated that only two casualty have so far been recorded.
According to him, no family member of deceased persons have come out to make any complaints that their loved one died in the incident, adding that there are no bloodstains at the scene of the incident.
In his words,
“Two dead bodies. That’s what we’ve seen from all the morgues, that’s what we’ve seen going to hospitals, that’s what we’ve seen as records. What has happened is that there have been so many footages that people have shown but we have not seen dead bodies, we have not seen relatives, we have not seen anybody coming up to say indeed I am a father or mother to someone and I cannot find the person. Nobody has come . I have been round and there is no splash of blood anywhere there.”
Sanwo-Olu also stated that the CCTV footage from the scene, shows that men in military uniforms carried out the shooting.
Recall that the governor had earlier stated that there was no causality from the attack on peaceful protester by officers of the Nigerian Army, at the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza.
Watch video below,
Jide Sanwoolu has now admitted that the military were deployed. And that there were casualties.
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Written by Kartia Velino