A video posted by an online user on October 20 has revealed soldiers leaving Bonny Camp Army barrack in Victoria Island in Lagos purportedly for Lekki tollgate plaza where #EndSars protesters were gathered.
The youth-led protest is calling for an end to police brutality and bad governance in Nigeria.
Dozens of protesters were killed at tollgate by armed men in military uniforms who fired live ammunition on protesters. They were singing the national anthem and waving their flags when there were being killed.
The Nigerian Army had denied involvement in the carnage dubbed Lekki Massacre, while Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was silent on the incident in his Nationwide broadcast on Thursday.
”Bonny camp ARMY just left the barrack Witt fully loaded Force’s……..I don’t know where they are moving to but I guess lekki tollgate #StaySafe #EndSARSImmediately #EndBadGoveranceInNigeria #EndPoliceBrutality #EndSARS” @lilinveztor had tweeted on October 20 with a video.
The video didn’t trend until thousands of protesters and civil organisations seek to find answers as to who ordered the deployment of soldiers to shoot at unarmed demonstrators.
Analysing the video, another user @DrOlufunmilayo wrote, ‘The time stamp on this video is 6:29pm. Google maps estimate that it is a 7mins drive from Bonny Camp here to the Lekki Toll Gate. That makes arrival around 6:36pm. *lets say they use 10mins to set up* Wikipedia page of Lekki Massacre says shootings started 6:50pm. It adds up.”
Bonny camp ARMY just left the barrack Witt fully loaded Force's……..I don't know where they are moving to but I guess lekki tollgate#StaySafe #EndSARSImmediately #EndBadGoveranceInNigeria #EndPoliceBrutality #EndSARS pic.twitter.com/5sDYYIsINf
— Lil Investor (@lilinveztor) October 20, 2020