The five man Judicial Panel of Inquiry in Lagos, has said it has discovered at least four bullet shells at the Lekki Toll Gate, scene where soldiers from the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful #ENDSARS demonstrators in Lagos.

The panel embarked on a visit to the toll gate as part of the ongoing process in giving restitution to victims of SARS brutality and related extrajudicial abuse.

At the toll gate, the panel led by Dorris Okuwobi, discovered not less than four bullet shells at different locations at the toll gate.

The inspection was done by the panel in the presence of members of the public including journalists.

The bullet shells will serve as evidence in the ongoing enquiry by the panel.

Meanwhile, the Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has also appeared before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry on Restitution for victims of SARS Related Abuses other matters to testify on the events that took place on October 20, 2020 when soldiers allegedly shot at #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos.

Though, the panel had invited the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Abayomi Omomuwa, its Head of Legal of Department, Mr. Gbolahan Agboluwaje, appeared before the panel.

According to Agboluwaje, the letter inviting LCC was received late on Wednesday and that they could not come up with a legal representation.

He said, “we received the letter on Wednesday we discovered that three things were required, which are the footage, the investigation report and any other document.

“We have the footage, we have not done the investigation report and we don’t have other documents”.

He therefore asked for an adjournment to enable them get a legal representation as they couldn’t get any since they got the letter late on Wednesday.

We would be happy if we are given time to get a legal representation, we got a very short notice,” Agboluwaje said, adding that due to the power outage, they recorded the footage at the Lekki toll gate late.

When the Chairman of the panel Justice Doris Okuwobi asked if they had the footage, Agboluwaje said ‘Yes we are prepared to show the footage.”

Also during the proceedings, Mr. Abiodun Owonikoko SAN announced his appearance at the proceedings to represent Lagos State government.

We have the footage, we have not done the investigation report and we don’t have other documents”.

He therefore asked for an adjournment to enable them get a legal representation as they couldn’t get any since they got the letter late on Wednesday.

We would be happy if we are given time to get a legal representation, we got a very short notice,” Agboluwaje said, adding that due to the power outage, they recorded the footage at the Lekki toll gate late.

Mr. Abiodun Owonikoko (SAN) also appeared at the proceedings to represent Lagos State government.