Lekki shootings: Surveillance camera stopped recording at 8pm, says LCC boss

Lekki shootings: Surveillance camera stopped recording at 8pm, says LCC boss

- More revelations are unfolding as to what happened to surveillance cameras at the Lekki Tollgate where some EndSARS protesters were shot at

- The managing director of Lekki Concession Company (LCC), Abayomi Omomuwa, has said that no staff member was at the tollgate at the time

- Omomuwa claimed that the camera stopped working by 8pm because the network it operates with was tampered with

- Moreover, the LCC boss revealed that due to the curfew imposed by the state government, no staff was on duty at that time

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The management of Lekki Concession Company (LCC) has explained why none of its staff witnessed the Tuesday, October 20, controversial shootings of EndSARS protesters by some security operatives.

Giving his testimony on Tuesday, November 3, before the judicial panel of inquiry set up by the Lagos state government, the managing director of LLC, Abayomi Omomuwa, noted that staff members of the company in charge of Lekki Tollgate were not on duty at the time, The Nation reports.

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Omomuwa explained that this was due to the fact that the state government had imposed a curfew that started by 4pm at the time.

Lekki shootings: Surveillance camera stopped recording at 8pm, says LCC boss
Some EndSARS protesters at Lekki, Lagos state (Photo: The Nation)
Source: UGC

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Even more, he pointed out that the network of the surveillance camera at the tollgate interfered and as such stopped working abruptly by 8pm on the ill-fated day.

Earlier, the management of the LCC expressed readiness to show the footage of the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate by soldiers.

The head of the legal department of LCC, Gbolahan Agboluwaje, made this known when he appeared before the panel on Friday, October 30.

Agboluwaje noted that the footage of the October 20 shootings of the #EndSARS protesters by the soldiers was available, adding that the LCC received a summons from the panel on Wednesday, October 28, to appear before it to present the footage and the investigation report.

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