#ENDSARS Protest: Lagos releases white paper on judicial panel report, rejects casualty figure


The Lagos state government has said it does not agree with the #EndSARS  panel of inquiry report, which claimed that no fewer than nine persons lost heir lives when armed soldiers stormed the Lekki toll gate to disperse #EndSARS protesters on October 20, 2020.The state government made this known in its 41-page White Paper released by on Tuesday night. It added that the inconsistencies and contradictions in the entire Judicial Panel report concerning the number of persons who died at Lekki toll Gate on October 20, 2020 and their cause of death rendered the panel’s findings totally unreliable and unacceptable. While the state government accepted 11 out of the 32 recommendations made by the panel, it said14 of the recommendations fall outside the powers of the state and will consequently be forwarded to the Federal Government for consideration.



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