#EndSARS lawyer wants Sanwo-Olu, Fashola, Tinubu, others to appear before the panel


The counsel for the #EndSARS protesters, Mr Adesina Ogunlana has implored the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS-related maltreatments to arrange Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and 12 others to show up before it.

Ogunlana (SAN) who crossed-inspected the Managing-Director of Lekki Concession Company, LCC, Yomi Omomuwasan presented an application to board administrator, Judge Emeritus Doris Okuwobi with that impact.

The counsel is urging the panel to bring the invitees before it to provide information concerning the Lekki shootings of October 20 or its aftermath.

Ogunlana had earlier told the panel to invite Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), over the “discovery” of a video camera at the Lekki toll gate on the night of October 20.

The Nigerian Army has denied #EndSARS protesters allegations that it shot at, injured and killed several peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate.

Besides the governor and minister, the others named in the application include Chief Executive Officer of Loatsad Promo media Ltd, Mr. Seyi Tinubu; Managing Director, Oriental Hotel; Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Police Station and Lekki Concession Company Officials in charge of information Technology Intelligence and Security.

Ogunlana also requested that the panel invite officials of seven private and government-owned hospitals.

They are Chief Medical Director, Lagos Island General Hospital; Chief Medical Director, Reddington Hospital, Lekki and Victoria Island; Chief Medical Director, Grandville Hospital, Ajah; General Hospital, Ikeja; Chief Pathologist, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.

The rest are: The Provost, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH); The Chief Medical Director, Orthopedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos.

They “have played certain roles to qualify as being part of those who can give relevant and useful information to the Panel for use to its purpose as regards the ‘Lekki Shooting’.

We intend to interview such before the Panel by the kind permission of the Panel,” Ogunlana said in the application”.


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