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Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by dre11(m): 12:18pm On Nov 19
One Dabira Ayuku, who said she participated in the #EndSARS protest at the Lekki tollgate, has narrated how soldiers and policemen allegedly opened fire on and killed the Nigerian flag-bearing protesters on the night of October 20.

In a petition she submitted to the Lagos State Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the October 20 tollgate shooting, Ayuku wrote that “The soldiers were asking people to run, whilst they shot at them. I remember a particular soldier that kept dancing whilst he shot.”

In the 29-paragraph affidavit she deposed to and submitted to the Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel, Ayuku said the shootings started at about some minutes before 7pm and lasted for about 45 minutes.

She wrote, “The soldiers kept shooting at random and I saw people falling to the ground, injured or lifeless. I took cover behind the wheel of one of the trucks at the protest ground to shield myself from the bullets that were flying all over.

“A male protester, who identified me, walked towards me and attempted to sit beside me but was hit by a bullet before he could sit down beside me. I noticed more people being hit by bullets and with the help of others, we began lifting them from the ground to the stage truck.

“Among the people placed on the truck, I saw four lifeless bodies on the stage truck that night and two on the floor.”

She said a senior military officer later came in a jeep, put up a white cloth and ordered the soldiers to stop shooting.

She said, “He appeared to be a senior military officer and also well known to the soldiers because they recognised his authority and obeyed his orders.”

Ayuku said upon a visit to the Grandville Hospital, Victoria Garden City, she met injured protesters who were being treated and operated upon at no cost.

She added, “The injured protesters with gunshot wounds that I met and interacted with in the hospital were people shot in the chest, head, ribs, hands and legs. Some concerned protesters and I started to cater for their welfare.”

Ayuku, who assured the judicial panel that she has pictorial evidence of the incident, said, “I am apprehensive about my safety as some strange persons have been noticed visiting my house, asking after me, with some concerned persons duly alerting me of this suspicious and alarming visits and movement, a situation which has forced me to move away in fear of my life.”

But the Nigerian Army has denied that its personnel shot at or killed any protester at the Lekki tollgate.

The army insists that only blank bullets were fired into the air.

https://punchng.com/soldier-kept-dancing-while-shooting-lekki-protesters-petitioner/

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Fulaniherdmens: 12:19pm On Nov 19
Chai... FTC, e no be anything self. Na just constant NL refresh. Btw who said it's a fake news should kindly exist from this thread. Killer Govt. Mad O

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by MajesticKris: 12:20pm On Nov 19
True

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by peacekante: 12:22pm On Nov 19
There have been accusations and counter accusations about the lekki Shooting Incident. Both international TV stations have given their own report after their investigation with videos.
Bellow is BBC report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlSRq_WAdlE

And also CNN report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKhJcL2ttls

Who do we believe is giving a true account of what happened at Lekki Toll Gate.
Painfully, our local journalists couldn't carry out an investigative journalism like their foreign counterparts.

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by IamPlato(m): 12:26pm On Nov 19
Stop fake news...



No body showed video of them dancing and even BBC reporter DJ switch did not say so


Those Of You Quoting Me With Rotten Brain no Make God Punish You Oh.

I Can Also Go Online And Claim I Was There and I Saw The Soldiers Drinking Beer and Stabbing people.


Before You Jump Into Info Be Sure You Know All. One Of The Army Commanders Testified In Court That Some Protesters Threw Bottles And Stones At The Soldier When They Arrived but I Am Sure You Will Filter That Info and Chose To Believe The One That Satisfies your Emotions.


Dj Switch Said Soldiers Shot Directly At Them but She Approached The soldiers To Ask Why They Were shooting Them. Continue passing Riddiculous Info


This Issue Will Soon Die Off that I Know Of

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by iamDrRhymes(m): 12:27pm On Nov 19
This person said, bullets were flying around right? How come the bullets were killing people and yet we can't find bullet holes on surrounding structures?

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by ZKOSOSO(m): 12:30pm On Nov 19
Sweet killing of soft targets

When Sambisa is there for a bigger dancing floor

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by yarimo(m): 1:05pm On Nov 19
So mr petitioner you want soldiers to be crying while shooting criminals claiming to be endsars protesters ? angry

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Passionate888: 1:33pm On Nov 19
IamPlato:
Stop fake news...



No body showed video of them dancing and even BBC reporter DJ switch did not say so
so dj switch na omniknoweth?

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Passionate888: 1:37pm On Nov 19



“I am apprehensive about my safety as some strange persons have been noticed visiting my house, asking after me, with some concerned persons duly alerting me of this suspicious and alarming visits and movement, a situation which has forced me to move away in fear of my life.”





That's why many witnesses haven't been able to come out to tell what happened on that night, they've been searching for witnesses and bribe or intimidate them into silence

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Easternmind(m): 1:43pm On Nov 19
This is not fair naa...
Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Easternmind(m): 1:45pm On Nov 19
Soldiers dancing while shooting...this country has turned into comedy seriously,but it's not good at all as it is innocent lives that are used for trigger happy skills...

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by slawormiir: 2:26pm On Nov 19
Damnnn niggarrrr
Isoright....

Not surprised....they derives joy in killing unarmed protesters


But when boko boys show face they disappear and start fidgeting

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Kobicove(m): 2:27pm On Nov 19
Lies, lies and more lies!

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Mykelhendriz: 2:27pm On Nov 19
I believe this 100% ... because the military derives pleasure in maltreating Nigerians, that’s why you see them laughing and happy while asking Nigerians to sleep on gutters and beat them like criminals... any negative news that comes from the Lekki massacre concerning the Army is welcome


They are feeling the heat already

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by blinking001(m): 2:27pm On Nov 19
Our trigger happy security apparatus are always eager to unleash mayherm on unarmed citizens but when they meet their match in bokoharam, Bandits, Militants etc they chicken out. You'll see them complaining about bad weaponry, poor morale etc but when they see unarmed citizens exercising their constitutional rights they get all charged up for war as if they were created to unleash pain on the poor masses. This nonsense has to stop.
Who holds the military and the Executive arm of the government accountable when things go south like in the discourse of the Lekki saga?

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Okortor: 2:27pm On Nov 19
It's well with the righteous

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by fasho01(m): 2:28pm On Nov 19
Insensitive lots

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Millimann: 2:28pm On Nov 19
From all indications, the soldiers actually shot at the protesters.

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Ajibade123(m): 2:28pm On Nov 19
the fact that some people keep denying this and some people over here keep defending the army is so heartbreaking


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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by R0kstarr8(m): 2:28pm On Nov 19
It's only God that will help us in this country
I'm not surprised for these heinous act they are sure their salary would be increased...
Evil men do , u shall reap whatever u sow those soldiers and the government that sent them
And for those refuting the claims that there was killing at Lekki tollgate, may the soul of those people dash u slaps.. foolish people

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by bukkysam(f): 2:28pm On Nov 19
aje ooooo
Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Brandonx(m): 2:28pm On Nov 19
The strategy the Nigerian government used in the endsars protest was a very wrong approach.
"Ai fie obo ye eko tolo"
It could have worked only in the 80s.
In this era of smart phones and what have you it would escalate before know it.

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by IMAMofWAR: 2:28pm On Nov 19
the people killed no get family? lets stop ths rubbish abeg
how can u be claiming many where shot but non is comming out

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by VillageHead: 2:28pm On Nov 19
was he actually dancing or crocodie was smiling?
Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by onoms4luv(m): 2:28pm On Nov 19
The truth will surely prevail and those that were involved in the killing of peaceful protesters will die slow and painful death.

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by tyup(m): 2:28pm On Nov 19
Those folks spamming every thread to counter these folks that went through the Danger and trauma. Hope y'all know you're all stupid and re-tarded

Despite the Live video from switch you guys countered it to be fake n doctored, okay we heard y'all. then CNN came with the videos y'all have been long requesting for to feed ur ignorance una still dey counter am with different story n claims

to y'all doing such Eeni ku rè....jen nmutu ashin banza ne. bunch of Brain dead mohfuckers
angry

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Xisnin(m): 2:29pm On Nov 19
Hmn
Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by thebosstrevor1: 2:29pm On Nov 19
I hate lies.

Ridiculous stories everyday

Soldiers were telling you to run while they shot you.

Soldiers were dancing while they shot and you waited to see them dancing.


To be a good liar, you need to extremely smart.

I know the gullibles will believe this garbage

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by Zyxzzzz: 2:29pm On Nov 19
some fools will still see this and will say its a lie

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Re: Soldier Kept Dancing While Shooting Lekki Protesters – Petitioner by docjuli(m): 2:29pm On Nov 19

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