The Nigerian army didn’t seem earlier than the Lagos State Judicial Investigation Fee concerning the alleged firing of SARS-ending protesters in Lekki as a result of a petition was filed. It was summoned by the fee as a part of its fact-finding investigation to uncover the position of army personnel on the scene of the accident.
Group Chief, Mister Akinolo Kehinde (SAN), revealed this whereas reporting on the incident to the Chief of Workers of the Military, Lieutenant Common. Tukur Buratai, on Monday in Abuja.
Navy watched Kehinde mentioned on the committee, Brigadier Common. Ahmed Tayo succeeds in introducing the army aspect of the story.
“I wish to be clear that the Nigerian military was not known as in as a respondent at any time. Which means there are completely no allegations in opposition to the Nigerian military by any group or anybody earlier than the fee.
” The responsibility of the Nigerian military was to help The fee is in shedding gentle on what the army did on the Leakey Gate. The saga.
“I wish to say with out worry of inconsistency that on the finish of the testimony and interrogation of the one witness to the Nigerian military, I wish to imagine that the military was in a position to clarify intimately his involvement in that exact episode.
” The committee session continues to be ongoing, and will probably be with out It’s ethical for me to touch upon the attainable end result of the advice, ”he mentioned.
In response, Boratay, represented by the President of Politics and Plans (Military), Lt. Col. Lamidi Aducon mentioned Nigerians ought to be assured that they’ve knowledgeable and responsive military.
he mentioned. Boratay acknowledged that a part of the Nigerian military’s position is to help civilian authorities in sustaining peace and order. The outcomes of the fee’s investigation will assist appropriate some perceptions in regards to the military’s position within the Lekki episode.
He additionally urged the general public to see the military in a optimistic gentle, including that it was knowledgeable Roles.
Additionally, the pinnacle of the administration (military), Main Common. Osman Yakubu mentioned that the authorized group arrived at their report after a military witness appeared earlier than the fee.
He mentioned that the testimony of his witness, Taiwo, lent credence to the truth that The Nigerian Military is skilled and accountable group. (19659 003] Yacoubo added that the military will proceed to abide by the legislation in performing its duties.