Due to the ongoing investigation of the lekki toll gate shooting,the Lagos Judicial Panel went unannounced to the military hospital in Ikoyi to investigate further,but were stopped at the gate by soldiers Manning the gate.
Witnesses of the lekki shooting accused the military of taking away the bodies of those killed in the incident.
A member of the panel,Ebun Adegboruwa explained to the soldiers that they came to the hospital for investigations, though the panel does not have evidence that the bodies of those killed at the tollgate are in the hospital but they were at the facility to verify the claims that they were.
Below was his exact statement
The facility is relevant to our investigation. We have a pathologist. We are here on the authority of the president, not only the governor,” he said.
“We are following dues process, and it is important we visit the mortuary as it will help our findings.
“If we are not allowed access, we will go back and take other actions. We won’t force ourselves in. We have confidential information that the military hospital here is relevant in the investigation of the Lekki event. We heard this hospital is controlled by 65 battalion, and under the 81 division. We are also taking steps to reach military authorities.”