Adesina Ogunlana, a counsel to #EndSARS protesters, has urged the Lagos Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS and Related Abuses, to invite the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.
Ogunlana had made the oral request on Friday during the cross-examination of the Managing Director of Lekki Concession Company (LCC), Abayomi Omonuwa.
He stated that Fashola should be invited to come and explain what happened to the camera he was reported by the media and the social media to have found at the Lekki Toll Gate.
Naija News reports that Fashola on Sunday, October 25, 2020, discovered a hidden camera left on site at the scene of the Lekki toll gate shootings during the #EndSARS protests in Lagos State.
Fashola discovered the camera during an on the spot assessment carried out by him and some other Ministers and Governors from the South-Western States.
The team visited Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to commiserate with him and assess the level of damages and loss of lives following the looting and arson of public and private properties by suspected hoodlums after the Lekki toll gate shooting on October 20, 2020.
Others on the federal government delegation included Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister for State of Health, Minister for Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, and Niyi Adebayo the Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment.
Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, and Olamilekan Adebite, Minister of Mines and Steel also joined the team.
Also, some southwest Governors from Ekiti, Ondo, and Oyo were on the inspection tour alongside journalists.
This online medium understands that during their visit to some of the incident scenes, Fashola, who also happens to be a former Lagos State Governor, discovered a camera carefully hidden in a spot at the Lekki toll gate.
The camera which is presumed to have been planted to capture what transpired at the scene was picked up with the aid of a handkerchief and handed over to Governor Sanwo-Olu for further forensic analysis and investigation.
Fashola stated “I think this will help with the ongoing investigations into the shootings at the Lekki Toll Gate. “It requires forensic analysis and could be used in the investigations to unravel the mystery surrounding the shootings at the Toll Gate, I believe.”