EndSARS Report: We Look Forward To Response From FG, Lagos — US

The United States of America has said it welcomes the final report by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the EndSARS protests of October 2020.

The panel’s report was submitted in a brief ceremony at the Lagos State Government House, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday.

According to the report, no fewer than nine EndSARS protesters were killed at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020.

Reacting, the US, through a statement issued by the US Mission Nigeria on social media, said it is awaiting the response of both the Federal Government and Lagos State government on the EndSARS report.

The statement read, “The United States welcomes the conclusion of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry with the transmission of its final report.

“We look forward to the Lagos State government’s response as part of a process that represents an important mechanism of accountability regarding the #EndSARS protests and the events that took place near the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020.

“Those events led to serious allegations against some members of the security forces, and we look forward to the Lagos State and federal governments taking suitable measures to address those alleged abuses as well as the grievances of the victims and their families.”

-Punch

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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