#EndSARS Youth Reps return to Lagos panel after earlier boycott

The #EndSARS Youth Representatives at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry has resumed sitting on Saturday, November 14.

The panel had adjourned sitting last week after the two youth panel members, Rinu Oduala and Temitope Majekodunmi, boycotted sitting in protest against the freezing of bank accounts of #EndSARS promoters by the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The retired Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel had adjourned on November 7 after its proceedings were frustrated over the inability to form quorum due to the boycott.

The panel fixed Saturday for the Nigerian Army to return to give its testimony on the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on October 20.

The Nigerian Army has listed three Brigadier Generals and one Lieutenant Colonel, who will testify before the panel.

The top military officers, whose statements on oath have already been submitted to the panel are the Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo; Chief of Staff, 81 Division, Nigerian Army, VI, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Nsikak Edet; Commander, 81 Division Garrison, VI, Brig. Gen. Francis Omata; Commander, 9 Brigade, Ikeja, Brig. Gen. Musa Etsu-Ndagi; and Commanding Officer, 65 Battalion, Bonny Camp, VI, Lt. Col. Salisu Bello.

The panel proceedings have already and the Military and legal teams are seated.