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


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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