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#EndSARS: Lagos panel approves reopening of Lekki tollgate

#EndSARS: Lagos panel approves reopening of Lekki tollgate


#EndSARS: Lagos panel approves reopening of Lekki tollgate

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#EndSARS: Lagos panel approves reopening of Lekki tollgate

Proceedings at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters degenerated to a shouting match following its decision to return the Lekki Toll Gate plaza to its owners , the Lekki Concession Company .
The plaza has been under the control of the panel since it began sitting in October following the # EndSARS protests against police brutality .

The Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel granted LCC permission to repossess the plaza after taking arguments for and against the application made by counsel to the LCC Ltd, Demola Seriki for the re -opening of the facility .
The other four members who sat with Justice Okuwobi are Segun Awosanya ( Popularly known as Segalink ) , Oluwatoyin Odusanya ( Director , Citizens right ) , DIG Taiwo Lakanu ( representing the police ) and Lucas Koyejo ( from the National Human Rights Commission ) .

Following her decision, the judge and her team rose , as the other absent members walked in and proceeded to deliver their dissenting ruling .
The dissenters are : Senior Advocate of Nigeria ( SAN) Mr Ebun -Olu Adegboruwa , representing the Civil Society , Ms. Patience Udoh representing the Civil Society, Rinu Oduala and Temitope Majekodunmi , representing # EndSARS protesters.

Their intention to read their dissenting ruling was interrupted by LCC lawyer , Mr Rotimi Seriki and Lagos State Counsel , Mr Enitan Thomas following which a shouting match ensued .

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