LAGOS, Nigeria – The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expanded the scope of the Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS.
The committee, announced on October 15, will look into rights abuses by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
On Tuesday, Sanwo-Olu confirmed that the panel will investigate the Lekki shooting.
“The scope of the panel has been expanded to cover the Lekki toll incident”, the governor tweeted.
“Memoranda can be submitted through the panel’s email: email@example.com and you can call 0901 051 3203 , 0901 051 3204 , 0901 051 3205 for enquiries.”
Sittings will take place on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm at the Lagos Court of Arbitration.
The address is 1A, Remi Olowude Street, Maruwa Roundabout, Lekki – Epe Expressway.
The Nigerian Army attack on unarmed protesters has been condemned globally.
On October 20, soldiers opened fire as citizens demanding for an end to police brutality waved Nigerian flags and sang the national anthem.
The international community has demanded prosecution of culpable security personnel.