EndSARS: Gen Taiwo confirms soldiers at Lekki Tollgate had live ammunition

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Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo, has confirmed that soldiers who left Bonny Camp military base to #EndSARS Lekki Tollgate protest scene on October 20 were in possession of live ammunition.

Taiwo made the confirmation on Saturday under cross-examination at the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident.

However, the Commander maintained his stance that only blank bullets were fired at the protesters adding that the live bullets with the soldiers were a backup.

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