A Human Rights Lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has written a letter to the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, demanding for the release of the CCTV footage of the ordered shooting of the peaceful EndSARS protesters, at Lekki toll gate, last Tuesday night, in the State,
In the letter titled: “Urgent Request Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, 2011”, the he promised to undertake and pay the cost of certification, and any applicable administrative fees.
The letter read: “I am a Nigerian citizen, resident of Lagos State, Human Rights Activist, Private Legal Practitioner, and lawful participant in the EndSARS movement cum peaceful protest.
“As an interested party and pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, 2011, I hereby respectfully apply for the authenticated copies of the Closed Circuit Television records showing the attack on the EndSARS protesters, at the Lekki toll gate, in Lagos, on October 20, 2020.”
Effiong also requested for the certified copies of the instrument setting up the Judicial Panel of Inquiry, and restitution for victims of SARS related abuses, and Lekki toll gate incident with its terms of reference.
The Lawyer, said that he urgently requires the CCTV records and the instrument establishing the Panel of Inquiry, as this would enable him participate and properly represent victims at the Panel.
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