[Newz] We took live bullets to Lekki tollgate, says army

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that it took live rounds to Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020 when #EndSARS protesters were dispersed after two weeks of converging on the place.

Commander of the 81 division of the Nigerian Army, Ibrahim Taiwo broke the news while testifying before the judicial panel the Lagos state government set up to probe the incident.

This disclosure was made by the army commander while commenting on the incident in the course of examining by a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olumide Fusika.

RELATED:
[ENT] They killed a woman in a motel and a man in front of a pizzeria: two stabbed in New York | The State

Taiwo said the live rounds were not used on protesters.

He said they were meant for the protection of the army team that was deployed to restore order in the state.

The army commander said while the soldiers who opened fire used blank bullets, their colleagues with live rounds were on ground to protect from suspected hoodlums who fomented trouble.

Looks like you have blocked notifications!
RELATED:
[ENT] New York State sheriffs refuse to enforce Cuomo's Thanksgiving executive order

Read From Original Source Here: Within Nigeria

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*