The United States of America has shown support for the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry’s final report on the EndSARS protests of October 2020.
It should be recalled that The News Beam had earlier reported the panel was set by the Lagos state government to unravel the situations surrounding the controversial Lekking Toll Gate shooting during the #EndSARS protest in October, 2020.
Taking to social media, the United States through the U.S mission gave a warm welcome to the report.
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The U.S Mission via a statement, further noted that the response of the Lagos state government is being anticipated.
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”, the U.S Mission added.
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