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Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Helpfromabove1(m): 2:40am On Nov 21
Hope for better Nigeria motivated my late sister to join #EndSARS protest –Sibling of 27-year-old graduate killed at Lekki tollgate

My name is Mrs Agu Kate Chinweudo. I am Agu Chizoba Francisca’s elder sister. She graduated in 2019 from the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, and was preparing for the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps programme. But, unfortunately, she is dead. She studied Biochemistry.

When did you learn about her death?

On October 20, 2020.

How did it happen?

I reside in Ota, Ogun State, with my husband, so my mother called me on the phone and told me that my younger sister had an accident. I wondered what had happened. I called her (Francisca’s) number but it was another person who answered the call. The person said my sister had an accident at the Lekki tollgate. The person said that the protesters were taking part in the #EndSARS protest when a car knocked her down and sped off. I asked where she was taken to and was told that she was taken to a hospital at Lekki Phase 1, but I couldn’t go there on that day due to the curfew imposed by the Lagos State Government. But the following day, I took the risk with my husband and we went to Lagoon Hospital, where she was admitted after she was rejected by five different hospitals. At the Lagoon Hospital, we saw her but she was in a coma. She died on November 1, 2020. Around 3pm, we were told that she was dead.

Did any doctor at the hospital tell you anything about her death?

One of the consultants told us that she had a brain injury. I asked if she could undergo a brain surgery but they said no. They said she didn’t need that because she needed to be awake before she could undergo a brain surgery, if need be. Along the line, they said she developed acute kidney failure. I was shocked because she didn’t have any kidney problem. She even underwent dialysis before she died.

Were you aware that your younger sister was in Lagos as of that time?

She wasn’t based in Lagos. She came to Lagos to buy clothes because she normally bought clothes in Lagos and sold them in the South-East. She came to Lagos during the #EndSARS protest, so she joined the protesters.

Were you aware that she joined the demonstration on October 20?

Yes, I was aware but that was not the first day she joined the protest. I saw her photo on one of her social media platforms and asked her if she joined the protest, and she said yes; even our mother warned her to be careful.

Did she tell you why she decided to join the #EndSARS protest?

It was because Nigeria is not good, so she needed to do what was right. Unfortunately, it was something that led her to an early grave because she was a young woman.

Did the person who informed you that she had an accident identify themselves?

It was a woman that called me. She said she was a passerby and that people were many at the protest ground. The lady even told me that they had to trek to the hospital because the vehicle they took was overloaded with passengers. She said my late sister received first aid before Lagoon Hospital admitted her.

Apart from the injuries the doctor told you she had, what other injuries did you observe when you saw your sister at the hospital?

I asked them whether there was any other part of her body affected and they said no. Later, they told me that my sister developed kidney failure. It was the head injury that affected her brain. The doctor didn’t tell me she had any gunshot injury. But she had small fractures in her leg and hands.

When you arrived at the hospital on the first day, was there any other eyewitness who explained to you how the accident happened?

No. I did not see anyone.

Did you eventually see the person who called you when you got to the hospital?

No, I didn’t see her but I have her number.

What can you say about your late sister’s personality?

She hated injustice. She knew her rights. My sister was a good person. She was the kind of person that did not look for trouble; even her friends can attest to that. My sister died in the struggle for a better country. She wanted a better Nigeria. There was a photo showing her carrying a placard with the inscription, ‘#Bubu has been a bad boy.’

Can you recall the last discussion you had with her?

My last conversation with her was about taking her to Super at Ile Epo to buy clothes. She also planned to go to her school for her clearance once the school was reopened.

Did she tell you her thoughts about the state of the country?

We had been discussing it even before the protests started. You and I know that the country is not in the right state. That was what motivated her to join the protest and if she had the opportunity, she would still do the same. She complained a lot about things not working in the country; she said that if she had her way, she would travel out of the country.

What were her aspirations?

She had a big dream. She had her own skincare line before she died. She told me that she would like to travel out of the country to further her education.

Has your family been contacted by the Lagos State Government or some of the prominent persons who took part in the demonstration?

No. There was a day I went to the hospital and the Lagos State Commissioner for Health (Dr Akin Abayomi) came but the hospital did not allow us to meet him.

What does your family believe is responsible for your sister’s death?

It is not clear what was responsible for her death because initially, the hospital didn’t tell us that she had kidney failure. My sister had a scan. Why did they not tell us that she had kidney failure initially?

Do you suspect any other thing?

Honestly, I don’t know. Only God knows. When my husband told the consultant to give him a report of Chizoba’s condition, they refused, saying we were not medical doctors and not supposed to ask for that and would not know what was written there. I think that wasn’t proper.

Does your family intend to call for an autopsy to find out the true cause of her death?

My dad died 22 years ago; he was an immigration officer before he died and my mother is a petty trader. So, she was traumatised. We didn’t even let her know that my sister had died. It was the day she was buried – November 4 –that we informed our mother. We don’t have the resources to do an autopsy. My mother is not in the right state of mind currently because she didn’t see it coming. Before my sister travelled to Lagos, she was in the village with my mother. She told my mother she wanted to go to Lagos to buy clothes so that she could sell them in the South-East. But her daughter’s body was brought home instead. So, that alone can make one to be traumatised. She is still in shock. We would like the Lagos State Government to intervene by investigating the cause of my sister’s death. There is nothing it can do to bring her life back but I want justice. I want to know what led to my sister’s death.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by LegendHero(m): 3:02am On Nov 21
RIP to her.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by TheStranger: 3:12am On Nov 21
Lie Muhammed won't talk about the hit and run driver o

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Officialgarri: 3:14am On Nov 21
And these are the deaths the type of deaths we are counting as part of the lekki massacre?

Wonders shall never end. I'm sure the deceased is turning in her grave out of anger.

For the one or two that were accidentally killed, (maybe stampede or stabs from peaceful protesters) may their souls rest in peace.

But as for the remaining 70+ people that died according to DJ switch, may they rot away and their dead will never be recognized since they chose to die and take their bodies along to the world beyond.
Such greediness.
The worms are angry!

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Vaughanlanrewaj: 3:29am On Nov 21
RIP to her and may God console her family. It is indeed a sad loss embarassed

Keynotes that will help the Lagos Panel investigating the incident and the burning down of Lagos

1. She is not based in Lagos, she is based in the South East( exact state not disclosed) but she, according to her elder sister, come to buy clothes in Lagos and decided to join the protest.

How many like her came from the South East and 'decided' to join the protest, were they many and is there a nexus between the(their) visit and the viral audio of IPOB leader instructing and commanding IPOB members to burn down Lagos prior to that sad day an unprecedented carnage occurred in Lagos?


2. She had underwent dialysis before she had the brain trauma and later kidney failure according to the medical account. The dialysis report need to be established and those who attended to her invited.


3. She was there for days with placards sayin "Bubu ......" ( the sister saw her on the social media so she was not passing the night with her, so who are those she was staying with throughout the days of the protest and are they more of them who came from the South East to join the protest in Lagos at a time there was same protest going on in the South East ?)

Was the late Chizoba and others she stayed with members of IPOB?

4. She did not state that the deceased was killed by soldiers bullets. So the death certificate will need to be admitted and verified that it is true that she did not die from gunshots.


So far, there is still no dead and no family or colleague or friend or neighbour of anyone has claimed to have lost a loved on in Lekki since it is impossible to kill the protesters and those who know them all at the same time. So those who said the soldiers killed and shot people to death( Mrs Omoni Oboli, DJ Switch, CNN ) still need to assist the panel and the nation. Where are the corpses? Where are their families,friends,colleagues or neighbours? Who burnt down Lagos? Was the Lekki incident used as a distraction to burn down Lagos by IPOB ?

This Lekki incident must be fully investigated to get justice for the victims said to have been shot dead when found and justice for the victims of the carnage and investigation and prosecution of those who created all those fake news creatives used to incite the carnage.


#Justice For Lagos

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by TheGoodJoe(m): 4:14am On Nov 21
What does your family believe is responsible for your sister’s death?

It is not clear what was responsible for her death because initially, the hospital didn’t tell us that she had kidney failure. My sister had a scan. Why did they not tell us that she had kidney failure initially?


Do you suspect any other thing?

Honestly, I don’t know. Only God knows. When my husband told the consultant to give him a report of Chizoba’s condition, they refused, saying we were not medical doctors and not supposed to ask for that and would not know what was written there. I think that wasn’t proper.


Does your family intend to call for an autopsy to find out the true cause of her death?

My dad died 22 years ago; he was an immigration officer before he died and my mother is a petty trader. So, she was traumatised. We didn’t even let her know that my sister had died. It was the day she was buried – November 4 –that we informed our mother. We don’t have the resources to do an autopsy.

One day the truth will come out.

There is something definitely fishy about this.

Expect more reports of dead bodies from Lekki Toll Gate with fishy stories.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by ba7man(m): 4:27am On Nov 21
Endsars People will be disappointed they can't smuggle this death into their bodiless massacre.

1 month later, we're still searching for victims.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by J111333(m): 4:29am On Nov 21
I knew all along that hospitals would be coerced into faking causes of deaths for those Lekki victims.

Since this government came to power, it's been lies upon lies, coverup upon coverup and propaganda upon propaganda.

Tufia.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Aufbauh(m): 4:36am On Nov 21
Akuko...... cheesy
LekkiLies proponents be looking for deceased of their "Lekki massacre" since Oct 2020BC

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by helinues: 4:39am On Nov 21
We actually really don't know what to believe these days

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by LegendHero(m): 4:42am On Nov 21
ba7man:
Endsars People will be disappointed they can't smuggle this death into their bodiless massacre.

1 month later, we're still searching for victims.

They said the victims’ families are afraid to speak up oooooooo.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Aufbauh(m): 4:58am On Nov 21
LegendHero:


They said the victims’ families are afraid to speak up oooo.

So you believe that rooster and ball's story? shocked
God forbid, that you lost one of your love ones during the 'Lekki massacre' and you'll be scared to open up? Haba!

And Family members to victims of police brutality in the past 10yrs are not scared to make their case in various states (including lagos state) judiciary panel of inquiry.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by madridguy(m): 5:00am On Nov 21
Anyone who witness EndSARS protest in Lagos will know this story is full of many potholes. Hit and run driver won't find any way to escape during the time because everywhere is blocked and motorist reduced their speed to a minimal ones.

And to cap it all it happened at Lekki Toll gate where boys came with many powerful cars. I don't doubt the lady's death but the story about her death is fishy.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by LegendHero(m): 5:09am On Nov 21
Aufbauh:


So you believe that rooster and ball's story? shocked
God forbid, that you lost one of your love ones during the 'Lekki massacre' and you'll be scared to open up? Haba!

And Family members to victims of police brutality in the past 10yrs are not scared to make their case in various states (including lagos state) judiciary panel of inquiry.

I don’t believe that’s why I typed like that.

If we are not going to be politically correct, it is ridiculous that people can claim the victims family are afraid to speak up especially in this era of social media where people can even speak anonymously to the media houses.

We have SaharaReporters, Punch, AriseTV, and etc that will be more than happy to air the news of confirmed victim report such that their family will not be endangered.

To even think the almighty CNN can only lay claim to at least one victim speaks volume. That means they themselves are skeptical about the casualties figure and they are being careful which explained why they said at least one (meaning we leave other figure after 1 to skepticism).

If the Nigerian military can move over 13 or 75 dead bodies in the eyes of over 500+ protesters at Lekki without no one having it caught on phone camera, then the NA should be regarded the best military in the world. Even the US marine cop can’t achieve that feat.

Even if you look at it like this, all the 13 or 75 victim families cannot be scared at the same time such that they will all keep shut.

The only conclusion here is that there are actually no such victims like the mob want us to swallow, if there is, then probably their families are all living in the village away from the reach of social media.

The story is the more you look, the less you see!

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by phizzle017(m): 5:13am On Nov 21
Keep telling your useless lies! Where are the bodies and why aren’t the families at the panel. Stop spreading fake news for clout and political gains. You guys are worse than the monster in power

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by omazus: 5:15am On Nov 21
Vaughanlanrewaj:
RIP to her and may God console her family. It is indeed a sad loss embarassed

Keynotes that will help the Lagos Panel investigating the incident and the burning down of Lagos

1. She is not based in Lagos, she is based in the South East( exact state not disclosed) but she, according to her elder sister, come to buy clothes in Lagos and decided to join the protest.

How many like her came from the South East and 'decided' to join the protest, were they many and is there a nexus between the(their) visit and the viral audio of IPOB leader instructing and commanding IPOB members to burn down Lagos prior to that sad day an unprecedented carnage occurred in Lagos?


2. She had underwent dialysis before she had the brain trauma and later kidney failure according to the medical account. The dialysis report need to be established and those who attended to her invited.


3. She was there for days with placards sayin "Bubu ......" ( the sister saw her on the social media so she was not passing the night with her, so who are those she was staying with throughout the days of the protest and are they more of them who came from the South East to join the protest in Lagos at a time there was same protest going on in the South East ?)

Was the late Chizoba and others she stayed with members of IPOB?

4. She did not state that the deceased was killed by soldiers bullets. So the death certificate will need to be admitted and verified that it is true that she did not die from gunshots.


So far, there is still no dead and no family or colleague or friend or neighbour of anyone has claimed to have lost a loved on in Lekki since it is impossible to kill the protesters and those who know them all at the same time. So those who said the soldiers killed and shot people to death( Mrs Omoni Oboli, DJ Switch, CNN ) still need to assist the panel and the nation. Where are the corpses? Where are their families,friends,colleagues or neighbours? Who burnt down Lagos? Was the Lekki incident used as a distraction to burn down Lagos by IPOB ?

This Lekki incident must be fully investigated to get justice for the victims said to have been shot dead when found and justice for the victims of the carnage and investigation and prosecution of those who created all those fake news creatives used to incite the carnage.


#Justice For Lagos




You sound like a mighty fool. Devilish son of a spineless idiot. In vain is your effort to blame the consequence of your barbarity on the Igbo. How wicked your tribe is. Thanks to social media of the 2020 if not the protest would have since been labeled Igbo protest. Idiot. I was in this forum when your lit was taunting the Igbo of not being part of the protest, about how they and the North romance dictatorship. Finally, when the food you were cooking got burnt you turned round to say it was the Igbo protesting all the while and destroying Lagos. Even when the Army has told you that Igbo were the biggest losers of the protest you refuse to stop your stupid malady of blaming them for your celebrated folly. Idiot of quantum proportion. Heartless coward. Your head is buried in the sand.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by ba7man(m): 5:37am On Nov 21
LegendHero:


They said the victims’ families are afraid to speak up oooo.
All of them??....... When liars and imposters weren't afraid to lie and claim bodies that don't belong to them, the real members are afraid.

These people surely think everyone is daft like them.

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Orubebe01: 6:44am On Nov 21
This is the link to her Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/stephencesca.chizoba

Lalasticlala
Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by HopeUzodinma: 7:04am On Nov 21
Atleaast they have seen her body. Those that soldiers shot and carried their body away, we've not seen their body. NIGERIA soldiers release the bodies of people you killed...

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by NaijaOlosho(f): 8:40am On Nov 21
So they have changed the story immediately.

No wahala

grin

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by slawormiir: 8:40am On Nov 21
Damnnn niggarrrr
Isoright...

The person asking or interviewing the sister is one hell of a dumb fuckkk.....
Imagine asking her this kind of question

Did she tell you why she decided to join the #EndSARS protest?

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by AFvckingAlpha(m): 8:42am On Nov 21
The fvck

Niggarr!!
Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by veekid(m): 8:43am On Nov 21
"Let his days be few:and let another take his office..let his children be fatherless and his wife a widow.let his children be continually vagabonds and beg.. let them seek their bread our of desolate places" (psalms 109.8-10)

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Neddstark: 8:43am On Nov 21
This was an unfortunate case of hit and run. May her soul rest in peace.
Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by blinking001(m): 8:44am On Nov 21
Hmmmm
Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by TheGoodJoe(m): 8:44am On Nov 21
One Day Bushy Meat Will Catch The Hunter.

One by one.
Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by saasala(m): 8:45am On Nov 21
Buhari is a murderer

Buhari is a terrorist

Buhari is an àgent of destruction

Buhari is evil

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by peppermint7: 8:45am On Nov 21
All this pple above me wer de support this unjust killings
Calling families that are opening up clout chasers
May you all lose a close fam to police brutality
Amen.


Drops mic�
Ona good morning oo

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Re: Lekki Tollgate: Chizoba Agu's Sister Speaks On Her Death by Dasgoro: 8:45am On Nov 21
Go get your #PVC

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