LEKKI TOLL GATE KILLINGS: We Took Live Amunition to the Scene to Disperse Hoodlums- Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that live amunition was taken to the scene of the #EndSARS protests on that fateful night at Lekki Tollgate.

Ibrahim Taiwo, the Commander of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, made this known to the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Lagos State Government on Saturday.

Brigadier Ibrahim Taiwo.

The Commander however maintained that the live rounds were not used in dispersing the crowd, but was meant for the protection of the Military personnel.

He reiterated that blanks were fired at the protesters, while other Military officers stood by with the live rounds in order to clamp down on hoodlums who infiltrated the protests.

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