Nigerian Amry has repeatedly denied being at Lekki toll gate
Initially they denied it, and then partially admitted and retracted, but the Nigerian Army h as finally admitted its officers indeed shot at the protesters at the Lekki toll gate.
As per the Ripples report, Brig. Gen. Musa Etsu-Ndagi, Commander, 9 Brigade of the Nigerian Army who represented the Army on the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to investigate the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, admitted that soldiers did shoot at the protesters but insisted that his men did not kill any of them.
Brig. Gen. Etsu-Ndagi who is one of the top four military officers listed as witnesses of the Nigerian Army before the Panel, gave his evidence on oath filed at the panel’s registry on Friday, November 6.
The other Army officers who are listed as witnesses on the panel include the Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo; the Chief of Staff, 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Nsikak Edet; and the Commander, 81 Division Garrison, Brig. Gen. Francis Omata.
Etsu Ndagi explained that it was the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who called to inform him that the leader of the team, Lt. Col. Bello was “shooting at the Lekki Toll Gate where #EndSARS protesters were gathered.”