Popstar Burna Boy has reacted to the revelation made by the Lagos State judicial panel of inquiry on restitution for victims of police brutality.
The panel headed by Justice Doris Okwuobi (rtd) had on Monday revealed that nine persons were killed at the Lekki toll gate when soldiers stormed the area on October 20, 2020.
Reacting in an Instagram story on Tuesday, Burna Boy wrote, “I just sleep-wake up see say government nyash open far and wide today. You cannot clean innocent blood with lie Mohammed,” he wrote.
According to the panel, at least 48 protesters were either shot dead, injured with bullet wounds or assaulted by soldiers. Nine protesters were confirmed dead, while four were presumed dead.
Among the 48 listed as victims of the incident, the panel said about 20 sustained gunshot injuries, while 13 others were assaulted by the military.
It identified those killed as Victor Ibanga, Abuta Solomon, Jide, Olalekan Ashafa, Olamilekan Ajasa, Kolade Salami, Folorunsho Olabisi, Kenechukwu Ugoh and Nathaniel Solomon.
Those presumed dead are Abiodun Adesanya, Ifeanyi Eji, Tola and Wisdom.