The Lekki Concession Firm (LCC), the operators of the Lekki tollgate, has given purpose lights went off on Tuesday, October 20, the day troopers allegedly opened fireplace on #EndSARS protesters.
LCC MD, Abayomi Omomuwa, whereas showing on the Judicial Panel of Inquiry arrange by the Lagos State Authorities to probe the Lekki shootings, mentioned lights went off as a result of its workers left the toll gate at 4:30pm and weren’t accessible at 7:30pm when the lights come on recurrently.
Omomuwa, who submitted footage from the day, additionally confirmed that the workers answerable for the mills additionally left as a result of they didn’t need to provoke #EndSARS protesters
“None of LCC workers bodily witnessed the #LekkiMassacre.
“We are able to solely depend on the footage. It’s because ‘they didn’t need to provoke #EndSARS protesters’.
“We normally put the lights on at about 7:30. Our individuals left the situation at 4pm. Everybody was requested to go.
“When the curfew was declared, we obtained permission, and requested all workers to go, together with these answerable for the generator.
“The UPS did come on after IPP went off,” LCC MD mentioned.
It added that the corporate by no means obtained any directions to modify off energy or take away cameras.