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Lagos govt releases WHITE PAPER on #EndSARS report — Here’s what is inside….

The Lagos State Government has released its White Paper on the report submitted to it by the #EndSARS judicial panel of inquiry that probed the Lekki toll gate incident of October 20, 2020.
However, the governor dismissed the panel’s report that nine persons were killed at the toll gate when soldiers and the police shot at peaceful protesters.
Sanwo-Olu described the conclusion of the panel that nine persons were shot dead as “assumptions and speculations”.

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Activist Dele Farotimi reacts to Gov Sanwo-Olu’s invitation to join his peace walk

Fiery lawyer and activist, Dele Farotimi, has reacted to the invitation of Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to join him on a peace walk in the state. Read here

Governor Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, November 30, announced plans to stage a peace walk with some #EndSARS protesters as part of measures to heal the state from the trauma of the October 20, 2020, Lekki tollgate shooting.

Dele took to his Facebook page to reject the invitation.

Read what he wrote below..

I do not work in the company of murderers…

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We say N0! — #EndSARS protesters reject Gov Sanwo-Olu ‘peace walk’ invite

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday called for “a walk for peace” next month for reconciliation.

The governor made this known while speaking at a press conference in Lagos.

“In December, I will be leading a walk for peace to herald the healing of our land,” he said. “Let me use this occasion to extend an open invitation to our youths, members of the diplomatic corps, civil society groups, students, and the media as well as other stakeholders to join me.”

Sanwo-Olu who said his government will not inflame already heightened tensions that stemmed from a report by a judicial panel that probed the October 2020 shooting of protesters at Lekki toll gate did not directly comment on the federal minister’s denouncement of the report.

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‘You cannot clean innocent blood with Lie Mohammed’ – Burna Boy tells Buhari govt

Nigerian Singer, Burna Boy has mocked the Federal Government after Lagos State panel report disclosed that police and officers of the Nigerian Army intentionally killed and maimed armless #EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate.

Burna Boy, reacting on his IG mocked the government, insinuating that the truth has been revealed.

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#EndSARS: This animals made us doubt our sanity about the Lekki Massacre – Falz reacts to panel report indicting Army, Police killed protesters

These animals legit made us doubt our sanity’ says Falz as panel report finds unarmed protesters brutally killed by Nigerian Army, Police. Nigerian rapper, Falz Falana has reacted to the report indicting the Nigeria Army and Police over the shooting that took place at the Lekki toll gate in 2020.
In a post shared via his Instagram Stories on Monday, November 15, 2021, the rapper said the government tried to make everyone doubt their sanity in the heat of the shootings.
“These animals legit made us doubt our sanity about the Lekki massacre you know. Panel don compile their report, we gather here,” he wrote.

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‘You are our hero’ – OAP Do2dtun hails DJ Switch after panel indicts Army and police over Lekki toll gate shooting

Nigerian On Air Personality Dotun and disc jockey DJ Switch [Instagram/Do2dtun] [Instagram/DJSwitch]

Nigerian On-Air personality Do2dtun has hailed DJ Switch after the Lagos judiciary panel set up to investigate the Lekki toll gate shooting in 2020, indicted the army and police.
It would be recalled that the celebrity disc jockey stream lived the shooting of innocent Nigerians by security operatives in October 2020.

The OAP took to his Instagram page on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, where he showered praises on the disc jockey.

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu (left), receives the report of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry from panel chairperson, the retired Justice Doris Okuwobi (right) [LASG]
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DJ Switch slams Nigerian govt as Lagos panel report indicts Army, Police

DJ Switch slams Nigerian govt as Lagos panel report indicts the Army, Police. DJ Switch has reacted to the report presented by the Lagos judicial panel of inquiry into the Lekki tollgate shooting of October 20, 2020.

Popular Disc Jockey, DJ Switch who was among the 100s of #EndSARS protesters that were shot at by security forces at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos claimed that at least 15 persons died in the gun attack.

Not only that, she also revealed how the Nigerian government has openly bullied and attacked some of the protesters since the protest by seizing their international passports or illegally detaining them.

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Report shows Nigerian Army, Police shot #EndSARS protesters at Lekki tollgate

Report reveals Nigerian Army, Police shots #EndSARS protesters at Lekki tollgate Governor Sanwo-Olu, who received the report from the panel at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, pledged to treat the report appropriately, saying history will judge the state government well or otherwise.

Governor Sanwo-Olu constituted a four-man committee, led by the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, to prepare a White Paper.

Sanwo-Olu, who promised to release the White Paper within two weeks for public knowledge, said: “The committee will very quickly, look through and bring forward a white paper within the next two weeks that will be considered at the Lagos State Executive Council and would be gazetted as a white paper coming from the panel of enquiry.

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”Anywhere I see you I will give you full Yoruba prostration”- EndSARS lawyer, Adesina Ogunlana hails Lagos panel of Inquiry chair, Justice Doris Okwuobi

The lawyer who represented EndSARS protesters at the Lagos state Panel of Inquiry on the October 20, 2020 Lekki tollgate shooting, has vowed to prostrate in public to the chairman of the panel, Justice Doris Okwuobi, anytime and anywhere he sees her for the next five years.
Justice Okwuobi on Monday, November 15, led other members of the panel to submit their report to the state government and in it, they indicted the Nigerian Army and Police over the incident.



Reacting to the recent development via his Facebook page, Ogunlana wrote;

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A lot of the young people who identify with the #EndSARS protest are doing so because it has become fashionable – Shagari’s grandson

A lot of the young people who identify with the #EndSARS protest are doing so because it has become fashionable - Shagari

Bello Shagari, grandson of late former President Shehu Shagari has claimed that some youths identify with the #EndSARS protest because it has become fashionable.



Bello in his Facebook post, claimed that a lot of young people identify with the protest even though they have little understanding of the socio-political system.

According to him, young people should not focus so much on protests when they can mobilize others to “achieve a change in the entire political system, or to change our present realities, or at least to be in charge of them.”