Nigerian Army To Challenge Any Indictment Of Personnel Over Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

The legal team representing the Nigerian Army at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry has stated that it will be challenging any indictment of military personnel over the Lekki tollgate shootings on October 20.

Submitting the report of its appearance before the panel to the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai in Abuja, the team stressed that its appearance at the panel was to clarify what transpired during the incident.

AIT reported that the legal team stated that the Army was only summoned before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry over the Lekki Toll Gate shootings and no allegation or petition was raised against the personnel.

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