Nigerian Army denies involvement of its men in Lekki Toll Gate shooting

The Nigerian Army has denied any involvement in Tuesday evening’s shooting of #EndSars protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza are of Lagos State.

There were reports of massive shooting by men in military uniforms at protesters on Tuesday evening at the Lekki Toll Gate.

However, the Nigerian Army described the reports as “Fake News” and stated that none of its officers were at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday.

A brief response from the Nigerian Army read: “No soldiers were at the scene.”

However, as the Nigerian Army denies involvement, 28 people have been confirmed injured

10 patients are currently at the General Hospital in Lagos while 11 are at Reddington and four at Vedic; with mild to moderate levels of injuries while two are receiving intensive medical care.

Three persons have been discharged

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