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Why We Initially Lied About Lekki Toll Gate Shootings – Brig Gen Taiwo Finally Spills The Beans

Following public outcry and revelations by Top international media including CNN, Brigadier-General AI Taiwo, the Commander 81 of the Military Intelligence Brigade, has now explained why the military initially denied its personnel involved in the October 20 shooting at the Lekki tollgate.

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Recall that the Nigerian Army via its official Twitter handle denied the shootings shortly after the incident on October 20.

However, while testifying before the Lagos state Judicial panel, Brig Gen Taiwo said the military initially denied because it did not have its fact available.

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He said,

”The first statement was born out of the fact that we did not have the facts available to us and the second was because nobody was sent to the Lekki tollgate to breakup any protest”

Jayamma Abanobi
Jayamma Abanobi is a youth blogger passionate about writing. He can be reached via email abanobijay@gmail.com

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