The Chairman of the Lagos State Parks and Garages management committee, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, has refuted the killing of protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate.
HausaToday recalls that the Nigerian Army, on October 202, 2022, allegedly opened fire on Nigerian youths who converged at the tollgate to protest the activities of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
However, the shooting generated a lot of controversies, with the federal government and the Nigerian Army saying that nobody was killed in the Lekki incident.
Speaking on the matter, MC Oluomo said it was not possible that there would be killing of protesters and the corpses would not be revealed by security agencies.
The former NURTW boss in Lagos state queried why families of those that the protesters claimed to have died could not come out to ask for their loved ones since the incident happened.
He, however, said the Lekki shooting was just propaganda by the opposition parties to smear the name of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu and undermine the Yorubas.
He said it was rather a political game by the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi respectively.
MC Oluomo said this on Sunday during the rally he organised in Lagos to support Tinubu, and the re-election bid of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
He said, “Where are the bodies and where are they buried? Do they have relatives in Nigeria? Has Nigeria bribed the mothers of the deceased protesters? Why are their siblings not searching for them, even on social media? Or is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu a Chief of Army Staff or President who will order the killing of protesters at the (Lekki) Tollgate?”
“They’re lying to us, they want to undermine the Yorubas, everyone should come out. It is a political game. It was Atiku and Obi that conspired to do all those things then.”