The Commander of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Military, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, has disclosed the roles performed by Lt.- Col. S.O. Bello and Brig.-Gen. F.O. Omata in the course of the taking pictures on the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State.
Following the Finish SARS protest, troopers had reportedly shot and killed troopers at Lekki toll gate on October 20, 2020.
Nonetheless, Taiwo stated Bello who was the Commander on floor had given the order for the troopers to shoot within the air, NAN reviews.
Taiwo who’s a army witness disclosed this throughout cross-examined on the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution, on Saturday in Lagos State.
He said that Bello was the Commanding Officer of the 65 Battalion which was on the Lekki tollgate on the fateful day and Omata was additionally current on the scene with him.
“Once I referred to as Bello he stated that whereas they have been being deployed, they have been attacked by hoodlums and so they launched some photographs into the air.
“Bello had arrived the scene first earlier than Omata, as the entire 81 Division Garrison had been given the mandate to safe the entire Eti-Osa hall.
“Omata had left Obalende to satisfy up with Bello and patrol the entire space,” he stated.