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It was heartwrenching. I knew there was a calamity- Desmond Elliott reacts to findings within the Lagos state inquiry on Lekki capturing

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It was heartwrenching. I knew there was a calamity- Desmond Elliott reacts to findings in the Lagos state inquiry on Lekki shooting

Actor and politician, Desmond Elliot, has reacted to the findings within the report of the Lagos state inquiry into the October 20, 2020 capturing incident on the Lekki tollgate.

 

The panel in its report indicted the Nigerian Military and police and described the incident as a bloodbath. The report additionally gave the names of 9 individuals killed through the incident in addition to the names of those that had been injured through the assault.

 

Talking on TVC this morning November 16, Desmond Elliot mentioned the report was heartwrenching and that he knew {that a} calamity occurred on the mentioned day.

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”I learn it and it was very heartbreaking. Heartwrenching. I knew there was a calamity, chaos. Besides you aren’t Nigerian or you aren’t human. You’d really feel for everyone. I’ve at all times mentioned one thing. When MKO died and the federal government of the day denied and denied, it took this authorities to come back and say you recognize what, we’ve wronged you. That is the reality they usually truly gave democracy day. 

We’ve got at all times mentioned the reality comes out. There isn’t any how you’d attempt to conceal it, the reality would come out. 

However I now checked out it from one other angle. Is it potential that this authorities did not know what  was going to come back out? After all they did however the authorities of right now, I’m speaking of the state authorities, I need to imagine knew what was going to come back out. 

There may be going to be an official assertion so let me not leap the gun as a result of I’m additionally in workplace. However the truth that it even got here out and even noticed the sunshine of day…” he mentioned

 

Watch the video from his interview beneath…

 

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