The Lekki Concession Firm (LCC), the operators of the Lekki tollgate, has claimed the surveillance digital camera on the tollgate stopped working at 8pm on Tuesday, October 20, the day troopers allegedly opened fireplace on #EndSARS protesters.
LCC MD, Abayomi Omomuwa, acknowledged this whereas showing on the Judicial Panel of Inquiry arrange by the Lagos State Authorities to probe the Lekki shootings, in addition to complaints of human rights abuses in opposition to members of the disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS).
Omomuwa, who submitted footage from the day, additionally confirmed the cameras that have been eliminated earlier than the capturing have been plate quantity recognition cameras “early within the day”.
In response to him, the opposite surveillance digital camera, a pan–tilt–zoom digital camera (PTZ digital camera) additionally exists and remains to be intact.
“We by no means, ever tampered with the surveillance digital camera till about 8pm, when it was tampered with and stopped recording,” Omomuwa added.
The LCC MD additionally disclosed they’ve three surveillance cameras: on the Lekki toll gate, one at Ikoyi and one other at Chevron. The cameras are linked through community, managed from Chevron.
Omomuwa famous they didn’t activate audio recording, because the cameras are used for site visitors not safety.