The Military’s withdrawal from the panel comes after Reddington Hospital testified to treating victims from the #EndSARS protest with bullet wounds on October 20, 21 and 22
The Nigerian Military disbanded its legal crew for the Lagos State Judicial Panel, successfully pulling out of the investigative listening to as extra proof resurfaces confirming that Nigerian troopers shot at peaceable protesters last October.
S.N. Agwhe, a member of Military counsel to the panel made the event recognized to the Judicial Panel on Saturday.
We shouldn’t have any additional mandate to symbolize the military in any subsequent proceedings,” Agwhe instructed the panel
The final listening to on January 23 was the third time in a row that the military and its counsel failed to look before the panel.
The panel Chairman Doris Okuwobi, a retired decide, nonetheless, warned that the military wouldn’t declare denial of truthful listening to when the panel submits its findings to the federal government.
Petitioners had alleged that troopers opened fire at peaceable protesters, killing and injuring a number of protesters, which led to the Military being summoned earlier than the judicial panel of inquiry.
The Nigerian Military had reluctantly admitted being on the scene of the Lekki shootings after preliminary denials. nonetheless, it denied opening fire on the protesters, lots of whom sat on the ground and have been singing the National Anthem.
The Military however claims that officers have been despatched out to implement a curfew that was imposed by the Lagos State Authorities however didn’t open fire on peaceable protesters