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The Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate Were Shot By Hoodlums Not Soldiers – Abubakar Malami



Attorney-General of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has stated that, contrary to reports that soldiers shot at protesters at the Lekki toll gate, hoodlums might have been those behind the shootings.

On Tuesday, October 20, peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll gate were shot at and killed by men of the security forces.

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The military denied deploying their men to the grounds initially but later admitted that they were there on the instructions of the Lagos State governor.

The issue is currently under investigation by a judicial panel.

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Briefing journalists about the incident, the Attorney General intimated that, the shooting incident might have been carried out by hoodlums.

“You cannot rule out the possibility of perhaps hoodlums that set in to create a scene… could equally partake in the process,” the AGF said.

Source: AfricaCelebrities.Com